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Vincent Russo (Vinnie)
Works at Arsenic & Old Lace (arsenic.com)
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Lived in Malden, MA
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Come on by and add some content! The newest blog is up.
 
Just a quick post about Sicilian sayings: http://streghe.us/2014/04/18/sicilian-sayings/ What are yours?
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I told myself that I wouldn't do it, but...
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Okay, all read (except the whole of the comments at TWH). What you've written makes practical sense to me.

I don't do anything to add to or change the public rituals I go to, so I don't take offense at what is done. And I see things changing here and there with more and different inclusions as others contribute. Those who have the will to do the work get my respect for that. If there are refreshments, they get my love as well. 
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http://streghe.us/wordpress/2014/02/10/interesting-conversations-today/  
How would you go about describing your Path? Spiritual, religious, practice? Is it Stregheria, Stregoneria, or something else? A dear friend described his practice as being “cultic sorcery” as opposed to religious even though there is a strong personal spirituality at the core.

So, what do you think of when you hear terms like:
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Give it a test drive if you can. Thanks!
 
2nd test design is out! http://www.streghe.us/wordpress/
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Just a few thoughts regarding the Lare, Lasa, and Mani that we work with in Italic Craft...http://streghe.us/2014/03/25/mane-lare-and-lasa/
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Grazie mille per avermi accolta nelle tue cerchie un abbraccio ♡ ♥ ♡ :-). 
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Just passing it along. :-)
 
Updating the new Resource site. Please be patient while we move things around. I'll let you know when http://www.Streghe.US/wordpress is back.
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Check it out.
 
About a third of Mike Gleason's archived review are up.
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Next round of UI changes in place. http://www.Streghe.US/Wordpress  @ if you want to check em out.
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The site is up and the blogs have transferred over
The site is up and the blogs have transferred over! Streghe.US is up and running at http://www.Streghe.US and I've been able to transition the previous entries to it at http://streghe.us/wordpress/whispers-in-the-wind/ . Please check it out and let me know ...
The site is up and the blogs have transferred over! Streghe.US is up and running at http://www.Streghe.US and I've been able to transition the previous entries to it at http://streghe.us/wordpress/whispers-in-the-wind/. Pleas...
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Occult Store Owner and Tarot Consultant
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  • Arsenic & Old Lace (arsenic.com)
    Owner, 1994 - present
  • StregaCrafts.com
    Owner, 2011 - present
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Previously
Malden, MA - Portland, CT
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Witch. Priest, Stregone Mago. Eventually, everyone always talks to Vinnie.
Introduction
Rev. Vincent Russo
Owner and proprietor of Arsenic & Old Lace, one of the best known and oldest, continuous occult stores where folks can get reliable and honest information and advice. We offer quality supplies for the serious practitioner and curious explorer, alike. Through our main website we provide -
    * Tarot Consultations - (VinnieRusso.com),
    * Occult Supplies - (OneStopOccultShop.com),
    * Custom Magical Products - (StregaCrafts.com),
    * and Resources & Information - (Streghe.US)


Brief Personal Bio:
  • Stregone Mago in The Strega Tradition of Sicilian-American Witchcraft as taught to me by Dr. Leo Lewis Martello and Lori Bruno.
  • 3rd Degree Elder in the Chthonioi-Alexandrian Tradition of Wicca.
  • 3rd Degree Elder, Alexandrian Wicca.
  • Legally recognized minister (Society of Elder Faiths).
  • Over 20 years experience reading the Tarot
  • Owner of Arsenic & Old Lace, OneStopOccultShop, StregaCrafts, and Streghe.US
  • Past Reader at the annual Salem Psychic Fair and Witchcraft Expo and Certified by the Salem Police.

Sheaves of Demeter Coven:
I am the High Priest & Stregone Mago of the Sheaves of Demeter Coven, practiceing both The Strega Tradition (Sicilian-American Craft) and Chthonioi-Alexandrian Wicca. I have had a number of amazing students.

Interfaith:
I have been honored to participate in a local and international interfaith venues including:
  • 1993 Council for a Parliament of World Religions (the Dalai Lama was the guest of honor)
  • Covenant of the Goddess (prior Board Mbr)
  • Society of Elder Faiths (Board Mbr, Clergy)
  • Our Lord and Lady of the Trinacrian Rose (Elder/Clergy)
  • Temple of Diana, Inc. (Mbr)

General/Personal Interests:
#Italian #cooking, #wine, #beer, #coffee, #Tarot, #Wicca, #Witchcraft, #Stregoneria, #Stregheria, #Ritual #Magic, #travel (especially to Europe and #Italy and #Sicily), #Star_Trek, #Babyon5, #Farscape, most #SF/F movies, reading (SF/F, speculative fiction, alternative history), #MMORPG (#City_of_Heroes, #World_of_Warcraft, #RIFT, #DCUO), #RPG (#Rolemaster, especially).
Bragging rights
Background: My family is originally from Italy and Sicily. That may be why I love to visit there. I grew up in Portland, CT and now live just north of Boston with my Husband (of 26+ years!), 2 cats, and 1 dog.
Education
  • Northeastern University
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nivho, Vincenzo
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