“The tour changed my life, I am no longer asking who I am, I know…” Alana Roman, USA
Heat! Productivity! Success! Growing Darkness! These and many other themes join with the baking of bread and early harvest celebrations of Lunasa. What better time to remember the success of the Apollo program, landing a human on the moon 50 years ago! With Apollo’s sister, Artemis, now stepping in, hopefully humans will be on the moon again soon.
Some of the ways many of us are celebrating were precently published. For my family, celebrations with our annual blueberry harvest and evening ritual will be this Sunday. For some of us, the celebrations will be later this week – the actual midpoint between the Solstice and the Equinox is August 7th. However you are celebrating (including Imbolc celebrations in the Southern Hemisphere), may your be celebration be blessed.
Wow! Just a few days ago, we celebrated one of humanity’s most stunning accomplishments – landing live humans on the Moon (and bringing them back safety). Though Earth’s seasons aren’t felt on the Moon, the Moon landing and Lunasa are now linked for me. In the Northern Hemisphere, the Autumn cross-quarter or “Summer Thermstice” is celebrated on August 1 as Lughnasadh/Lammas/Lunasa. How will you be celebrating it? Astronomically, the event occurs on August 7th this year. Read More