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Distaff Day: Fun and Fire?

Distaff day falls on January 7th each year. It is the day after 12th night, also known as Epiphany. Traditionally, it was the day when the festivities of Christmas were over and women went back to their distaves and resumed the regular daily duties of spinning. I have some questions about the folklore of this holiday, but I still think it is worth celebrating. Here's what I do for Distaff day each year...Read More