witches

Rounding up some spooky reads

on October 20, 2016

I don’t like to be scared–not really. A little suspense is fine, but no outright horror, please. Here are a few of my seasonal favorites: *Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman. WITCHES. That’s all you need. *The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving. It’s not a popular view, but I really, really dislike Ichabod Crane….

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Something about spring

on March 29, 2016

The vernal equinox was last week in this hemisphere, and something about the coming of spring stirs us up from our winter slumbers. Everything that seemed cozy and warm and needful in the winter seems cumbersome and thick now. It’s time to shed the woolly cocoons and flap the silken summer wings. There’s spring magic…

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