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Imbolc - Midwinter
ABOUT IMBOLC | RITUAL | FOODS ABOUT IMBOLC Imbolg/Imbolc is pronounced EM-Bowl-ig or ic, it also known as Midwinter, Candlemass, Oimelc, Lupercus, Lupecal, Disting, Brigatia (Brigid's Day), Lady Day and Groundhog Day. Imbolg translates, according to McCoy, to...
Holidays >> Imbolg
Brigid - The Goddess of Imbolc and Celtic Europe
Celtic Myth | Ireland | Britain | Christianity | A Myth The Pagan goddess Brigid is perhaps one of the oldest goddesses of Celtic Europe still recognized and worshipped. In fact, until the mid-twentieth century in Scotland, she was still welcomed in at Imbolc...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
The Sacred Wheel: The Sabbats
The Wheel of the Year honors the never ending cycle of life, death, and rebirth. It expresses the belief which Pagan religions hold that time is circular, not linear. The Sabbats are derived from the rich traditions of seasonal festivals as celebrated by...
Paganism & Wicca >> Holidays
Sowilo is reconstructed Common Germanic the Rune for the sound represented by the Roman letter "S." It was known as Sol or Sig in Old Norse, Sigel in Anglo-Saxon, and Sauil or Saugil in Gothic. Notice how close Gothic is, relatively speaking, to the...
Divination >> Rune Stones

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Things That Matter: Midwinter strawberries and roses
In 1927, La Crosse resident Marian Dorset struck out for the sunny West Coast, taking a train for “4 days & 4 nights” before arriving at Alameda, Calif.
Midwinter months break temperature records across Alaska
The National Weather Service says the midwinter season was significantly warmer than normal across Alaska. The meteorological winter has ended -- a three-month period from Dec. 1 to the end of February, typically the coldest period of the year in the ...
California Mid-Winter Fair & Fiesta: Event scales to new heights
Preliminary tallies from this year's California Mid-Winter Fair & Fiesta indicate a third record setting year in a row. The Junior Livestock auction and barn sale results are $2,061,544, up from the 2015 auction which brought in $1.
Just Gorgeous at J/70 Midwinter Championship
St Petersburg, FL (February 26, 2016) – After four races in gorgeous conditions, just one point separates the top pair of boats at the J/70 Midwinter Championship hosted by St Petersburg Yacht Club.
GET OUT: Midwinter Crisis
Around this time other outdoor recreationists enter the period that I call “the midwinter crisis.

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