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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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SEX LIFE OF A SLUG

…a sensuous little tale from the garden in honor of this romantic day. THE X-RATED SEX LIFE OF A SLUG Names Have Been Changed To Protect the Prurient lilian darke    In the musical Camelot’s song “It’s May,” Queen Guinevere … Continue reading

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October in Lovely London

A good thing to do in London any time of year, but terrific in fall when the fog and mystery factor ramps up in the old city: Spend a day at the Tower of London. London has a justly-earned reputation … Continue reading

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The Old Trapper’s Cabin

The road from Hinton to Grande Cache is narrow and rough, difficult to drive, but Hinton people go there in late autumn to hunt the huge moose that roam the wilderness. Cal and his friends, Tom and Bill, were hunting … Continue reading

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One Rainy Night

Lucy Walters was a teacher at Nicholas Sheran School, on the west side of Lethbridge, but she lived on a farm on McNally Road. She loved going home on the Scenic Drive to enjoy the view of the river valley. … Continue reading

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October Tea

“Bzzzzzzzttttt!” The buzzer was long, loud and offensive. I know Jude does it on purpose. Such a meek, well-bred little girl; but there are these things at times that just…! I waited a bit before buzzing her in. She was … Continue reading

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Halloween Stories from lilian darke

Enchanting October is here. These three stories to celebrate the season are set in Alberta, Canada. One Rainy Night is my version of a common ghostly experience, but I won’t give it away here. The Old Trapper’s Cabin is another … Continue reading

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September 10, 2013: lilian

A magic season is autumn. Summer’s celestial timelessness ends, the leaves and air turn crisp, the clocks and the senses quicken. The ancient Celts marked October 31st, Samhaim, as the end of their summer, and the one night when spirits … Continue reading

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