Tag Archives: Halloween

A Rhyme for Halloween

October 31, to the delight of children, has become a candy scavenge in the U.S. Our celebrations of the eerie and macabre are pretty bland compared to the holiday’s origins, but as long as people gather in the dark to scare … Continue reading

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TCS: Birthplace of Phantoms – a Prelude to Halloween

Good Morning!   ______________________________ Welcome to The Coffee Shop, just for you early riserson Monday mornings. This is an Open Thread forum,so if you have an off-topic opinion burning a hole inyour brainpan, feel free to add a comment.______________________________ Believe nothing you hear, … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: APPARITION

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD Samhain or Samhuin (SAH-win or SOW-in – rhymes with cow) was the first day of the new year in the ancient Celtic calendar, the beginning of the “darker half” of the year. Samhain is Irish Gaelic. … Continue reading

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TCS: Autumn Signs and Portents in Shakespeare

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TCS: Bewitched

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TCS: Music for All Hallow’s Eve

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Word Cloud: APPARITION

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD Samhain or Samhuin (SAH-win or SOW-in – rhymes with cow) was the first day of the new year in the ancient Celtic calendar, the beginning of the “darker half” of the year. Samhain is Irish Gaelic. … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: ELDRITCH

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD By the pricking of my thumbs, Something wicked this way comes. – Macbeth, Act IV, Scene 1 We’re midway through October, when black and orange decorations are popping up everywhere, and Americans add giant bags of … Continue reading

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Music for Halloween Night

Lai shreds Pachelbel’s Canon in D for Halloween.  Possibly the best Laotian refugee guitarist in the world.  Any world.  

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