A royal brew of pagan social issues and pagan socializing... and what shoes to wear while doing both.
Monthly archive August, 2010
Southern Gothic Living

Southern Gothic Living

Jax and I have been tossing around ideas on how to decorate her Super House for the Halloween dinner party. We are looking for elements that create the desired atmosphere, but are easy on the pocketbook. We want the house to look unfurbished antebellum, very post-civil war. Or as true southerners call it, The War...
Pagan, Heathen, Druid... What’s in a Name?

Pagan, Heathen, Druid… What’s in a Name?

I’ve been reading the Eddas (the Norse mythological cannons) and spending more time with local heathens. My ancestry is mostly Teutonic (German/Scandinavian), and the idea of getting a better glimpse into what they might have practiced appeals to me. But one thing that continues to strike me as strange is the heathen (and Hellene and...
Controlling Interest

Controlling Interest

Having embraced paganism, I accept that I and I alone am accountable for my actions. For the most part, what happens to me is a result of my deliberate decisions and behavior.
Oh My Goth!

Oh My Goth!

Oz: Well, a gathering is brie, mellow song stylings; shindig, dip, less mellow song stylings, perhaps a large amount of malt beverage; and hootenanny, well, it’s chock full of hoot, just a little bit of nanny. - Buffy the Vampire Slayer, episode 3.2 Dead Man’s Party I love parties with a theme – be it specific (like...
Designed to Scale

Designed to Scale

The first gathering that Jax and I are blogging about is a Samhain dinner party. This is an annual gathering complete with a multi-course meal, wine and costumes. This is the first year, however, that we will incorporate overt pagan elements into the event. All of our friends know we are pagan, but this will...
About Jax...

About Jax…

Though raised Protestant, I developed an early fascination with rain-dancing, tree-climbing, and walking on windy mornings. As I grew older, the call of the Old Gods grew stronger until just after college when Christianity and I had an amicable parting of ways. I held my first ritual at a creek behind a local art museum....
About GG

About GG

It wasn't until my early 30s that I understood that I am pagan.