Join me in reciting “Theme in Yellow” by Carl Sandburg! Happy Halloween!
It is Halloween, the night of October 31, the eve of All Saints’s Day. Some scholars believe that Halloween has Christian roots which have been influenced by the Celtic … Continue reading Song of the Witches & The Great Pumpkin
“Each year, the Great Pumpkin rises out of the pumpkin patch that he thinks is the most sincere. He’s gotta pick this one. He’s got to. I don’t see how … Continue reading Happy Halloween!
No one would have believed in the last years of the nineteenth century that this world was being watched keenly and closely by intelligences greater than man’s and yet as … Continue reading The Man Who Scared the Nation
A carved pumpkin is the quintessential symbol of Halloween. You may be interested in knowing – as I was when I was looking up “pumpkins” – that in Ireland and … Continue reading There is Always a Pumpkin
Halloween is coming and all of the little ghosts and goblins are in countdown mode. Unlike the scholars that debate on the origins of this auspicious day, children, of all … Continue reading Countdown to Halloween