Friday, April 30, 2004

Beltaine is here!

If you follow the neo-pagan movement, you'll recognize May 1 as the festival of Beltaine, or May Day. It was considered, so we're told by the neo-pagans, as the beginning of summer among the early peoples of Europe. The holiday officially begins at sundown the night before. Essentially it's a fertility festival, and a celebration and invocation of the hoped for fecundity of the growing season. Today certainly gave the eager denizens of gotham a taste of summer.

May all your dreams and labors bear the choicest fruit!

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