|From:||John Cowan <jcowan@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, November 3, 2004, 1:52|
And Rosta scripsit:
> John Cowan on Imbolc:
> > In any case, it's Candlemas = St. Brigid's day = Groundhog Day = 1
> Not 2nd Feb (which is also James Joyce's birthday so a day to be
> honoured by you)?
Sorry, yes. Wiccans use the Jewish style, where holidays start the
night before; Christians and groundhogs use the astronomical day
that begins at midnight. So whether you call it 1 or 2 Feb is up to you.
[W]hen I wrote it I was more than a little John Cowan
febrile with foodpoisoning from an antique carrot email@example.com
that I foolishly ate out of an illjudged faith www.ccil.org/~cowan
in the benignancy of vegetables. --And Rosta www.reutershealth.com