1 10, 2016

Superstition Saturday: Clovers

By | 2016-12-04T12:29:27+00:00 October 1st, 2016|Non-fiction, Superstition|7 Comments

The luck of the four-leaf clover is the most identifiable clover superstition but is only a small piece of clover lore. Clovers are versatile plants capable of bringing you a spouse, healing your ailments, or driving away evil spirits. Depending on the variety and number of leaves, the superstitions surrounding clover can vary widely. Clover [...]

3 09, 2016

Superstition Saturday: Chicken

By | 2016-12-04T12:29:27+00:00 September 3rd, 2016|Non-fiction, Superstition|1 Comment

When I think about birds in superstitions my mind immediately conjures images of ravens, owls, or raptors. The chicken is just a farm bird surrounded by Old McDonald’s other livestock, clucking here and there. However, numerous superstitions revolve around them, some harkening back to their more auspicious beginnings, and some after they became an everyday [...]