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Krampus The Misunderstood Winter Holiday Spirit

As a trickster, Krampus exists outside of simple divisions between good and evil. Krampus isn’t a goodie goodie like Santa Claus, but that doesn’t mean he’s evil. [...]

The Solstice is the Reason for the Season

The tilt of the Earth, half-shrouded in darkness, is the reason it gets so dark and cold this time of year. The commemoration of the blanket of darkness and the wait for light’s return at the solstice has been the reason for the celebration of the season for a long time, long before the strategic [...]

Covering Christmas is Just Like Covering the Solstice, Isn’t It?

A Solstice Celebration, Shorter Than the Day’s Long By Cara Buckley

Sunday morning was a nasty time to be out and about in New York, with cold rain falling hard… and yet 17 people got out of bed anyway, all with the same thought: “I shall go stand in the middle of an intersection [...]

Covering Christmas is Just Like Covering the Solstice, Isn't It?

A Solstice Celebration, Shorter Than the Day’s Long By Cara Buckley

Sunday morning was a nasty time to be out and about in New York, with cold rain falling hard… and yet 17 people got out of bed anyway, all with the same thought: “I shall go stand in the middle of an intersection [...]