Monthly Archives: January 2016

Imbolc

The period between  the New Year’s celebration and the spring equinox has a few legal holidays but not much in the way of celebration of the sort that dispels the gloom of the overcast skies  of dead of  winter.  This, … Continue reading

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Frozen In Place

It’s not unexpected for the weather to get very cold in mid-winter. December this year was unnaturally warm which was wonderful from my perspective. It even stayed warm into the beginning of January and I was able to spend time … Continue reading

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A Winter’s Tale – Lyke Wake Dirge

Many long years ago someone played a Buffy Sainte-Marie album for me, thinking I would find it interesting and enjoyable. I did enjoy the album. I also became fascinated with the song, The Lyke Wake Dirge,  whose refrain lyrics gave … Continue reading

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