Monthly Archives: October 2015

Consumed: A Short Story

Happy Halloween, everyone. I convinced Colleen to let me post a spooky story today, and hope you all enjoy it. Whatever you’re doing; spending time with friends, attending a party, travelling across the country (we’re thinking of you, Colleen), working, relaxing – have a great day and stay safe. Matthew I pressed my hand over Cindy’s mouth and shook my head. Her

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An Essay on the Importance of Halloween in American Society

Originally posted on Colleen Chesebro ~ The Fairy Whisperer:
Halloween has become one of the most celebrated retail holidays in our American culture although the roots of the holiday are shrouded in religious beliefs that have survived from the beginning of time. Think of Halloween and visions of costumes, jack-o-lanterns and candy appear. Lots of candy! But the earliest celebrations of…

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NEW RELEASE: “Jaded Tides,” by P. S. Bartlett

Arrrgh, Me Matey’s! Hop ABOARD the Pirate Blog Silver Threading to hear about P. S. Bartlett’s new book – IF you DARE! Title: JADED TIDES Author: P.S. Bartlett Release Day: October 1, 2015 Genre: Historical Fiction/Adventure/Romance After finding love in the most unlikely of places, Ivory’s life appears to at last be falling into place. Having proven herself a force

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Samhain The Original Halloween

Originally posted on aliisaacstoryteller:
Samhain, The Original Halloween.http://www.aliisaacstoryteller.com Here is an updated version of a post I wrote around this time last year, explaining the origins of Halloween. For our ancient ancestors, the day began not with the arrival of dawn, but with the fall of dusk. Therefore, Samhain (pronounced sau-win, and believed to derive from the Old Irish sam, meaning ‘summer’,…

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