October 2016: Haunting Holidays Around the World

Here in the USA, we celebrate Halloween on October 31. But did you know there are plenty of other festivals worldwide that honor the dead ? Curiously, a lot of them fall during well, the fall ! Harvest season is associated with death and rebirth across a variety of human cultures. Most of you have […]

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January 2015: Hawaiian and Polynesian Curses

Aloha ! With the chill of winter holding many of you in its icy grip, I thought it would be nice to warm you up with some legends of the South Sea Islands. Imagine yourself relaxing island-style, a Mai Tai in one hand, your sun glasses in the other. Flower-scented island breezes, lying on the […]

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