Author and researcher Mitch Horowitz discussed the growing popularity of witchcraft, and the worldwide revival of Wicca and pagan traditions. Yet, with this upsurge, there has been an unfortunate growing wave of violence against witches. Followed by Open Lines in the latter half.
I live in far northwest Las Vegas, slightly higher in elevation than the city. I took this photo as I drove south to work early on January 28, 2013 (5:52am). As you can see, the lights of the Las Vegas valley lit up the cloudy sky into what appeared to be a dove with wings spread, or maybe even an angel. People don't think of Vegas as a particularly blessed place, so I thought others might like to see that maybe it actually is!