Dare to be. The term Crone too often is thought of as a negative term. It simply means an older, wise woman; a source of wisdom that is achieved over time. Crone, comes from the Greek word for time, chronos.
Samhain - aka Halloween::Gaelic festival held Oct 'Samhain' is derived from Old Irish meaning "summer's end." It marked the end of the harvest and of the "lighter half" of the year and the start of the "darker half".