I’m heading back from Ann Arbor, where I attended my niece’s birthday celebration.
I’m putting together a requested article on witch bottles. For those who aren’t familiar with them, they’re an English folk ritual involving placing urine, pins, and other items into a bottle which is either buried or placed in a fire, in order to reverse a magical attack. It’s been enjoyable reading the literature, coming up with examples, and running comparisons of them.
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. I’m not sure how much interest it will be, but I’ll let you figure it out.
Here’s an excerpt:
19,000 people fit into the new Barclays Center to see Jay-Z perform. This blog was viewed about 64,000 times in 2012. If it were a concert at the Barclays Center, it would take about 3 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.