Monthly Archives: October 2015

Wastin’ Away

Wastin’ away in Margaritaville…but not again! Lord, never again! Micky, what were you thinking? To book two weeks in a surfin’ and partyin’ town with nothing to do for a babe your age but suffer through the steamy heat and … Continue reading

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Bizarre Deaths of Famous People

  lili maureen has a terrific idea for a ghost story party on her page; I gave her one of my stories as a suggestion. Check it out. For the serious history fan with a morbid turn of mind—my favorite … Continue reading

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Celebrate Halloween with lili maureen

Hello, darlings! It’s lovely, creepy Halloween season again, and lili has come all the way around the world to help you celebrate. Get in the mood with an old-fashioned ghost story night. Here is one of my favorite stories by … Continue reading

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A Night at Prince House

Darlings…in 1799, my good friend Jane Austen’s heroine, Catherine Morland, bravely went to Northanger Abbey to visit her hero, Henry Tilney, and slept alone in a wing of the old house that was said to be haunted. Would you do … Continue reading

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The Tattooed Couple

  I spent the summer in the Okanagan, with a waterfront life as close to a tropical sea atmosphere as we can achieve in Canada. You want to have rum and fruit drinks, stroll the sands at water’s edge bikini’ed … Continue reading

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Why We Have Chinook Winds

Once again the cold Alberta winter is on its way, but children lucky enough to live in sight of the Canadian Rocky Mountains enjoy frequent breaks from the cold all through the winter months, when the Chinook wind blows its … Continue reading

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Scarborough Fair: Herbs and History

In the sixties, folk duo Simon and Garfunkel brought their version of a  lovely medieval ballad, Scarborough Fair. It belongs to the folk genre of riddle songs, setting tasks which are impossible to accomplish or posing questions that cannot be … Continue reading

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