Rite of Spring as Metaphor for Renewal: Musing on Life and Death as Witches

Rite of Spring is one of the most renowned and controversial classical pieces ever performed. Written as a story of sacrifice to the harsh spring of Rus, composer Stravinsky pulled no punches in dramatic effect and eerie darkness. Stravinsksy teamed up with ballet choreographer Nijinsky, whose angular, distorted moves supposedly …

Your family tree is full of ghosts, but do you even believe in them?

Before I begin this post, I want to first apologize for the lengthy absence I’ve taken from the blog. It’s all been for a reason (aside from being highly focused on creating art and jewelry and general laziness, of course). You see, I’ve been neck-deep in research for the past …

Women are still being murdered for practicing witchraft

When people think about the violent executions of women accused of witchcraft, the Salem trials and 1600s England commonly come to mind. However, murdering women in the name of eradicating witches is still very much a practice — even in 2018. The Katmandu Post reports that a 40-year-old woman has …

Success and Jealousy in the Witch Community: Don’t be a Hater, Girl

Unless you live under a rock, you may have heard that Sephora will soon be selling “starter kits” for witches. And if you’ve heard about this interesting news, you’ve probably either seen a fair share of salt, or you’ve expressed some of your own. So why are so many in …