Author Archives: Phaedra Bonewits

All Snakes Day 2011

I’m not Irish–I’m not even really a Druid–but I’ve had a lot of Irish folk (ok, mostly men) in my life. I was married to one, handfasted to two others (waves at J.D. Murphy, A.A. Kelly, and the other guy–never … Continue reading

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Back in the Kitchen

After a very successful supper the other night, I decided to resurrect my food blog, Home Cook. Hope you’ll visit there, too.

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The Druid in Me

Ok, this is really hard to say. I am not a Druid. Not me. Not really. Isaac was the Druid. He was a Druid his entire adult life, and a Famous Druid at that, what with the RDNA and the … Continue reading

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Bridget, phonetically

My dear friend Bill Seligman has reminded me that he did a phonetic transliteration of the Hymn to Bridget from Irish to English. As he said, now we can all mispronounce the Irish together! A Hymn to Bridget © 1983, … Continue reading

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Bridget, Come to Us

Beth Owl’s Daughter tipped me off to something I surely should have known about, or that Isaac surely should have known about, because he would have loved, loved, loved it. For the past six years, there’s been an informal poetry … Continue reading

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One for the Books

I got a new library card the day before yesterday. This one is for the Chatham County Libraries. I can add it to my collection of North Carolina library cards: one each for Guilford County, Forsyth County, Wake County and … Continue reading

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What is Neopaganism?

One of the projects left unfinished when Isaac passed away was a book on Neopaganism. He and I had discussed my finishing it for him, and after talking to the publisher, I’m ready to go ahead with it. As I … Continue reading

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Ask what you can do for your Community

As I was riding home in the car this afternoon, I heard the piece on NPR about today being the fiftieth anniversary of the inauguration of John F. Kennedy. What makes this anniversary special is not so much what happened … Continue reading

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