Tag Archives: Pagan

TCS: Sackbuts and Krumhorns – Early Music for an Early Morning

Good Morning! ______________________________________________________________ Welcome to The Coffee Shop, just for you early risers on Monday mornings. This is an Open Thread forum, so if you have an off-topic opinion burning a hole in your brainpan, feel free to add a … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: THRALL

by Nona Blyth Cloud Witches. In cultures around the world, stories are told of women who have some extraordinary power: the gift of foretelling the future; of casting spells to alter reality; of mysteriously healing the sick; of cursing their … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: ELDRITCH

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD By the pricking of my thumbs, Something wicked this way comes. – Macbeth, Act IV, Scene 1 We’re midway through October, when black and orange decorations are popping up everywhere, and Americans add giant bags of … Continue reading

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It is Winter Solstice today.

By Chuck Stanley In the northern hemisphere, the day with the least amount of sunlight and most hours of darkness. The southern hemisphere recognizes today as Summer Solstice, the day with most hours of sunlight. The precise moment of Solstice … Continue reading

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