Today, 155 Years ago, my patron saint died at Fort Wagner, South Carolina at just the ripe young age of 25. Colonel Robert Gould Shaw of the 54th Massachusetts Infantry. And, today, I honor his memory. Like I do every year on this day.
I have been devotedly studying my "craft" (as they call it) almost obsessively. There is so much to learn and so many different avenues that you can take. I have been trying to read/research as much as I can about Wicca/Witchcraft and the Celtic/Norse traditions. My brain feels overloaded but at the same time, it's … Continue reading Lull
After the Emancipation Proclamation was officially released in 1863, the vast majority of African Americans in the U.S. were granted certain liberties that were withheld from them in the past (Haskins). Such a man who would experience liberties was Hiram Revels, who became the first African American to sit on the United States Senate for … Continue reading Hiriam Revels: Reconstructing Adversity
Upon The Sunrise Written by Alaina Wolfgaard This short story is dedicated to the Shaw family out of Boston who had and still have an important influence on America and its history. The tide was going in and out as the sun rose in the distance. Face behind a man standing upright in radiant blue, … Continue reading Upon The Sunrise: A Short Story