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Happy May Day (and more)!

Sumer is icumen in, Lhude sing, cuccu; Groweth sed and bloweth med, And springth the wode anu; Sing, cuccu! (words from a 13th century song) Happy May 1st 2020! I’ve been steeped in May Day customs recently as my next … Continue reading

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Looking for Luck in the New Year?

New Year’s Eve has come and gone, and here we are, already three days into the new year. If you were hoping to increase your chances for a lucky year, it’s too late now for most of the folk lore … Continue reading

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