Happy Three Kings Day!

(Or, for those who don’t celebrate, Happy Day You Really Should Take Down the Outside Lights!) Three Kings Day traditionally honored the three magi —┬áCaspar, Melchior and Balthasar — who followed the star to Baby Jesus, and brought him expensive gifts because they knew this wasn’t just an ordinary baby. The day is a big …

Just read this already: The last of the granny witches

Susannah sent this to me on Facebook because she must have known how much I would completely and totally love this. It’s worth it to be a hillbilly and suffer the slings and arrows when you get to come from a culture like the one described in the beautiful essay.