3 09, 2016

Superstition Saturday: Chicken

By |2016-12-04T12:29:27-05:00September 3rd, 2016|Non-fiction, Superstition|1 Comment

When I think about birds in superstitions my mind immediately conjures images of ravens, owls, or raptors. The chicken is just a farm bird surrounded by Old McDonald’s other livestock, clucking here and there. However, numerous superstitions revolve around them, some harkening back to their more auspicious beginnings, and some after they became an everyday [...]

5 05, 2016

Beware Saint George’s Eve

By |2016-12-04T12:29:27-05:00May 5th, 2016|Folklore, Non-fiction|4 Comments

"It is the eve of St. George's Day. Do you not know that to-night, when the clock strikes midnight, all the evil things in the world will have full sway? Do you know where you are going, and what you are going to?" ―Bram Stoker, Dracula 1897 As the new life of spring begins to [...]