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Skeletons In The Fields

Honouring the dead, country style!

Halloween farmer harvesting pumpkins. (Author’s photo)

In North and South America from October 31 through November 2 there are various celebrations related to the dead.

Halloween on October 31 is primarily a USA and Canada event, though the Irish and Scots also participate. Originally known as All Hallows’ Eve or All Saints’ Eve, it is held on the eve of the Western Christian feast of All Saints Day. It is a time…



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Elder Taoist

Septuagenarian Autistic/Asperger with HSP and OCD tendencies. Does math for fun. Endlessly curious about connectedness of nature, from stars to trees to bugs.