Pagans & Saint Patrick’s Day: An Unexpectedly Popular Post

I was surprised to discover over the weekend that a post I wrote in 2009 about Pagans and my personal take on Saint Patrick’s Day got a big response this year. It always spikes a bit, but this year the article received around 6,000 unique visits (that means 6,000 different people, not 6 people refreshing their browsers 1,000 times each – which would be “hits”). I don’t mention this to brag about the numbers or anything, but mostly to scratch my head and wonder the “why” of it all.

Okay, it’s possible I’m just such an amazing writer that people had to share my wit and searing insight. Or, more likely, it just got passed around more than usual this year. If I’ve noticed one trend in the Pagan community in the last couple of years, it’s a rising general annoyance with fluff-bunny Paganism. Maybe the article works because I don’t sugar-coat the issue and obsess about love and light. I dunno.

Anyway, I just thought I’d mention it. I don’t write much here these days (too frickin’ busy), but I haven’t forgotten about this web site. Maybe one day I’ll start writing lesbian erotica. If nothing else, that’ll bring in some traffic.


About Claire

Claire Mulkieran is rumored to be a glorified computer programmer by trade, but you can call her a “Systems Security Designer.” She's also a teacher of Pagan-related spirituality and the unofficial patron saint of meandering misfits (or a delusional lunatic, depending upon whom you ask). If you're ready to read between the lines, consider her guiding motto; "Are you a figment of my imagination, or am I a figment or yours?"
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