My Craft name is Ben Gruagach. I'm an eclectic Wiccan author and have been active in the Pagan community for a few decades now.

I'll be posting thoughts, musings, and links to things that catch my eye. Please feel free to ask questions or post comments!


Thistles spreading their seeds.

Thistles spreading their seeds.

A newt I spotted by the house here in Ohio.

A newt I spotted by the house here in Ohio.




Jessica Williams proposes applying New York’s Stop and Frisk policy to Wall Street bankers. 

Love. This.

Damn that was brilliant!!!

Hekate ritual May full moon

I’m planning to perform the solitary version of the Hekate rite this weekend along with many others all around the world, to coincide with the full moon in May.  Want to do it as well?  They have the ritual script at the following website:

Is it the beginning of the end for Tumblr?