Category: Winter Solstice and Other Traditions

Holiday Stuff

December 2nd, 2009
Pic of last year's tree with "shiny guts" on top Christmas cards are filled out, and stamped, wreath is hanging on the front door, stockings, and presents have been started, the tree, and decorations including skeleton garland coming out of storage… more »

Happy Friday The Thirteenth

November 13th, 2009
Members of the Eccentric Club of London at their annual Friday the 13th lunch in 1936 ? surrounded by objects that are connected with superstitions. Friday the 13th has never bothered me in fact my own parents were married on a Friday the thirteent… more »

Happy Samhain Halloween & Dia de los Muertos

October 30th, 2009
Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary, Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore, While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping, As of someone gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door. "… more »

Coincidences Spring Hopeful

October 17th, 2009
I got this tropical flowering plant several years ago from my grandmother's funeral. It was part of a large basket of planets, and my uncle gave it to me. When the initial flowers fell off a couple of weeks after the funeral they never grew back. No mat… more »