Monthly Archives: October 2016

Halloween Wrap Up

Intro Well, we have looked at the “facts” of the history of Halloween and made some “objective” comments on the history. All that remains is to say “So what. What does it mean for me?” It means different things for different people, of course, so I will be answering the question for myself.   Commercialization […]

Continue reading

Who Invented Halloween? Part 1- The History

The History of Halloween I have had mixed feelings about blogging about Halloween. In one sense, Halloween in the U. S. today is simply a commercialized holiday pretty devoid of the traditions, both pagan and Christian, that were at its origin many centuries ago in Europe.  As such, the interest in blogging about it might […]

Continue reading

How Many Marbles Do You Have?


Courtesy of The older I get, the more I enjoy Saturday mornings. Perhaps it’s the quiet solitude that comes with being the first to rise, of maybe it’s the unbounded joy of not having to be at work. Either way, the first few hours of a Saturday morning are most enjoyable. A few weeks […]

Continue reading

Pin It on Pinterest