Happy Yule, Everyone! I know. A good portion of you are saying, “What are you talking about? It’s Xmas.” You’re both right and wrong. What does Yule have to do with Halloween, you might, also, be asking. While it’s not exactly the same holiday, there are some similarities, like ghosts, darkness, and death. After all, […]
What’s DEATH Got To Do With It?
Death is everywhere, especially at this time of year. How else do you explain why Charles Dickens’ “Christmas Carol” has ghosts in it? It really isn’t surprising. People told ghost stories around the fire at this time of year, probably, as far back as they did at Halloween. “How can this be?”, you might ask. […]
What’s Hiding In The Shadows In The Forest?
Who knows what lurks in the shadows of a darkened forest. It could be anything: Bigfoot; demons; maybe shadowlings. In “Shadows In The Forest” there are little mischievous creatures nestled in the darkness of a lush, green forest. Your only defense is glow of the lantern in your hand. If caught in the light, the […]
Where Thanksgiving Came From
Happy Thanksgiving! If you celebrate, that is. This week’s post will be a short one, as I already mentioned part of it back in September. For many people in America, yesterday was Thanksgiving, as setup by President Lincoln back in 1861. Many countries celebrate “Thanksgiving”. However, America is the only country that celebrates it on […]