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Wolf at the door

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This post has been a long time coming.  The idea goes back several years, but it took a bit of luck and planning to bring it together. 1,245 more words

Suburban Wildlife

November Folklore

‘November always seemed to me the Norway of the Year’

Emily Dickinson

November begins with the sun in Scorpio and ends in the sign of Sagittarius (Astrology). 712 more words

Ritual And Magic

Avraham, Lot, Walt Whitman and Dionysus:  Models of Hospitality in Parshat Vayeira

I celebrate myself, and sing myself,

And what I assume you shall assume,

For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you.

I loafe and invite my soul, 1,793 more words

Folklore And Mythology

Halloween Poetry - All Hallows - Louise Gluck

All Hallows


Even now this landscape is assembling.

The hills darken. The oxen

sleep in their blue yoke,

the fields having been… 60 more words

Folklore And Mythology

Parshat Noach: Abundance, Restraint and the Porridge Pot Myth

The following interpretation of Parshat Noach comes by way of the book of Vayikra, and specifically Mary Douglas’s great work of biblical analysis, Leviticus as Literature.   1,000 more words

Folklore And Mythology

October Folklore

Is there a better month than October? The gates to the other side stretch to their widest as the living things of the world rush out, standing in exact opposition to May. 198 more words

Ritual And Magic


The Autumn Equinox is celebrated in the Northern Hemisphere between the 21st September and the 23rd September. It is the 7th Sabbat in the Wiccan year and marks the middle of Autumn, as started with Lughnasadh. 447 more words