Tonight I will be singing at an Irish pub here on the Gulf Coast of Mississippi, singing songs of Irish resistance to British oppression. The songs span centuries of Irish history and subjugation at the hands of the English and tell the tales of British invasion, British occupation of Irish lands, the British genocide of the […]
Dream: Losing My Hair and Going Bald
This morning I awoke from a dream, the kind I haven’t had in a while and a very specific kind I have never had. Ever. I dreamt all of my hair was gone, and I was bald. My hair has been a distinguishing feature of mine since I was a child. Hair stylists naturally gravitate […]
Witchy Woman: Happy Beltaine!
Happy Beltaine, everybody! Beltaine is an ancient Gaelic celebration of fertility and fire. In fact, Beltaine means “bright fire”. As with all holy “days” in ancient Irish and Scottish culture, this sun celebration traditionally begins on the night of April 30 and carries over to May 1 because the ancient Gaels started their “days” at […]
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