Halloween for Hellenics

For those of us who are strictly Hellenic Polytheists and not Wiccan/NeoPagan in practice, Halloween is not the “New Year” or one of the Eight Festivals in the Wheel of the Year. Halloween is a holiday, that even if it is pagan in origin, is a strictly secular one. We may take our children ‘trick…

Thoughts on Hurricane Sandy

Waking up and hearing about the devastation that this storm has caused throughout the northeast United States is a powerful reminder of the power of Mother Nature. At least 17 are known to be dead in the US while millions are out of power during the beginning of the cold part of the year. There…

A case of the nerves

About two weeks ago I submitted my manuscript to a publisher. Today I heard back from them with a contract offer. There are several things that are very encouraging with this, but a couple of things that I don’t like too. I would have to partially subsidize the publication. If money was not a difficulty…

Electing to rally

This afternoon I will be going to a rally in Denver’s City Park. The US President is going to be in town for his re-election effort. It is interesting to me to have moved from a state that is NOT considered a swing state to one that IS. I am getting rather tired of the…

Greek Recon Mommy at Denver’s Pagan Pride Day

Yesterday, I didn’t post because I attended Denver’s Pagan Pride Day. I didn’t do a lot of wandering around the festival because I also had a booth space there where my other half had wood-burned boxes for sale. I also did a presentation on Hellenic Polytheism and a small offertory ritual to the Gods. All in…

Working on the Maxims

The project with the Delphic Maxims has taken on a life of its own. I have been spending time looking at all of the old blog entries in the series. Now comes the part where I edit them into a book because people would like a hard copy of the blogs to refer to. I…