Tag Archives: rituals

The kinky Roman roots of Valentine’s Day

I wasn’t intending to have a Valentine’s Day post, but I just stumbled across the following on the NPR website and thought that you might enjoy it. …From Feb. 13 to 15, the Romans celebrated the feast of Lupercalia. The men sacrificed a goat and a dog, then whipped women with the hides of the […]

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My OCD is worse than yours

What do people with OCD do when they get together… I’d usually be reluctant to answer, but, in honor of OCD Awareness Week, I thought that I’d let you in on a little secret. A lot of what we do, when we’re not critiquing the work of actors pretending to have what we have, is […]

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