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The Kutztown Folk Festival

Yesterday the tribe went on a day trip to visit the Kutztown Folk Festival, a nine-day (!) celebration of all things Pennsylvania German (or Pennsylvania Dutch – even within the community, there is division on which is correct). To get the mundane stuff out of the way; the festival was a total blast, and I… Continue reading The Kutztown Folk Festival

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Review: Encyclopedia of Norse and Germanic Folklore, Mythology, and Magic

I’ve always been a big fan of Claude Lecouteux’s work, and when I heard he was publishing a reference work relating to Germanic lore, I pre-ordered it at once. It finally arrived, and I’ve had a chance to look through it. And it is everything I had hoped it would be. The obvious comparisons are… Continue reading Review: Encyclopedia of Norse and Germanic Folklore, Mythology, and Magic