Hawthorn Lore

The Hawthorn Fairy by Cicely Mary Barker The Hawthorn tree rules from May 13th to June 9th on the “Celtic” tree calendar, which happens to correspond with when the hawthorn tree flowers. Because the hawthorn blooms in May its branches… Continue Reading

The Hawthorn Tree

The Hawthorn Tree by Arthur Rackham Latin: Crataegus, Common Hawthorn: Crataegus monogyna Type: Shrub or small tree | Size: 5-15m (about 16-49ft) Other Names: may, mayblossom, maythorn, quickthorn, whitethorn, motherdie, and haw The hawthorn tree is native to Europe, Northwest… Continue Reading

The “Celtic” Tree Calendar

I’m just going to get this out of the way: the Celtic tree calendar is kind of problematic. In fact, I don’t even really like calling it the Celtic tree calendar, simply because it’s not Celtic. The tree calendar was… Continue Reading

Writing Prompt // Music #30

Start by listening. You don’t have to listen all the way through, but do give yourself some time to really listen. Close your eyes, if you’re comfortable doing so, put on your headphones, and listen. Allow yourself to really feel… Continue Reading