Avebury

I've been exploring Avebury the last few days. I'm fortunate enough to be staying in Avebury proper, in the middle of the stones. For those who aren't familiar, the area around Avebury hosts a complex of Neolithic sites, with the village of Avebury itself nestled inside a stone henge. This is the view from my …

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Candlemas and the Midwest Witch

Whether celebrating a generic Candlemas or a more culturally appropriate Imbolg, I've always had a hard time connecting with festivals at this time of year. In Wisconsin February is an inevitably cold and snowy month. Amidst the subzero temperatures it never feels right to rejoice that the earth is warming or that somewhere in Europe …

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