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31 Days of Halloween: Black Cat Myth

Black Cats The history of the black cat as an evil symbol originates in ancient Babylonian and Hebrew mythology, which often portrayed them coiled up like another symbol of evil, the serpent. Is it any wonder, then, that the black … Continue reading

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31 Days of Halloween: Divinations

If a candle flame suddenly turns blue, there is a ghost nearby.   If the candle then begins to smoke, the ghost is trying to communicate with you.  Grab a piece of paper and hold it over the smoke (be … Continue reading

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Halloween Reads: Halloween: Romantic Art and Customs of Yesteryear

Halloween: Romantic Art and Customs of Yesteryear by Diane C. Arkins Halloween has not always been the occasion for confections, costumes, and cunning tricks that it is today. Halloween: Romantic Art and Customs of Yesteryear is a colorful and exciting … Continue reading

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Halloween: Wicked Witches and Creepy Cats: A Halloween Postcard Book

Wicked Witches and Creepy Cats: A Halloween Postcard Book Published: 2011 Only when darkness comes does Halloween truly begin. Night is the time for mystery, for devilry, for fright. All manner of mysterious and sometimes frightening creatures emerge from the … Continue reading

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