If you are a frequent reader of this blog you may recall that Halloween is a cross-quarter day.  Cross-quarter days mark the mid-point between a solstice and an equinox.  Halloween historically marked the middle date between the autumnal equinox and the winter solstice and in the Celtic calendar it was referenced as Samhain.  The next… Read more Halloween

Happy Cross Quarter Day

February 2 is generally referred to as Groundhog’s Day, made famous in recent decades by the celebration in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania.  But the origins of having a celebration on February 2 goes back to ancient times as today marks the midpoint between the Winter Solstice and the Vernal Equinox. In more modern times, European Christians observed… Read more Happy Cross Quarter Day