Happy Three King’s Day! ¡Feliz Día de Los Tres Reyes Magos!

The original post of mine that this is adapted from can be found here: _______________________________ Happy Three King’s Day! ¡Feliz Día de Los Tres Reyes Magos! On the feast of the Epiphany, Christians celebrate the manifestation of the Incarnation of Jesus Christ. Traditionally, it is also celebrated as the day the Continue Reading →

Martes Trece- Bad Luck Tuesday!

People in Anglo-Saxon cultures tend to watch their backs and think of the prime day for bad luck as being on Friday the 13th. Meanwhile, in Spain, Latin America, and Greece Tuesday is the day to look out for. (Friday the 13th is a day I am a fan of Continue Reading →

Folklore in Puerto Rican Life: Espiritismo

All cultures contain folklore- traditional art, literature, knowledge, and practices that are passed on in large part through oral communication and example. The Puerto Rico and the Puerto Rican diaspora are rich in folklore born of the fusion of Taino, African, & European culture on the island. Whether in the form Continue Reading →