Monthly Archives: October 2015

Haint Stories

Halloween and ghost stories are hand in hand traditions this time of year, and you have no doubt heard your share of them, as have I. So here are a few stories I’ve got mostly from family, some explainable, others….not … Continue reading

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Spooky Mountain Folklore

I’ve commented before that mountain people hang onto old traditions, many deeply rooted in European (especially Scots-Irish), African, and even Native American ancestry. With the Halloween season approaching I thought it a good time to cover some paranormal-ish superstitions that … Continue reading

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Autumn Coloration

Seeing hills and valleys ablaze with color is a special autumn event. Many variables influence how bright the colors will be, such as sunlight, temperature, rainfall, and soil conditions. These will cause color variations of a given tree from one … Continue reading

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