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Halloween, COVID-19, Wolfgang’s Axe and Apple Bobbing

(“It’s the best I could do on short notice.” (“Cinderella’s Halloween”) 😉 ) Halloween will be different this year. Mostly because we’re still dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. I don’t know what it’ll look like here in Sauk Centre. Safer … Continue reading

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Waiting on a Dead World: Science and Being Human

Instead of writing about Halloween, I’ll share a seasonally-appropriate story and talk about science, death being human: Waiting on a Dead World Inspiration and Stellar Evolution Still Seeking a Solar System Analog Metaphors and the Lives of Stars Sirius, Procyon … Continue reading

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On the Halloween Express

Tomorrow is Halloween. I hope you have a good one. I mentioned St. Wolfgang of Regensberg, All Hallows’ and All Souls’ Day, and the autumnal equinox last year. Also Gaelic and Welsh traditions, jack-o’-lanterns, and Easter eggs. Enjoying my culture’s … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween!

Showing this picture to a few online groups, I learned that Halloween, our version, is a somewhat “American” holiday. Today is also the feast day of St. Wolfgang of Regensberg, AKA The Almoner. He had a good reason for throwing … Continue reading

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