Monthly Archives: October 2008


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You Can’t Be a Haint If You Ain’t

  I know I’m not the only one who likes to read ghost stories this time of year. I usually stick to what I consider the classics – M. R. James, E. F. Benson, Oliver Onions, etc., from the Victorian/Edwardian … Continue reading

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House of the Dead

  My friend Karl from the antiques store called me up to ask me if I was interested in looking at some books in a house he was going to do an estate sale for. I’m always interested in estate … Continue reading

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Quote Bag: Sophia

  Sophia is God’s body, the matter of Divinity, permeated with the beginning of divine unity. The thought of Sophia was always present in Christianity; more than that, it existed even before Christianity. – Vladimir Solovyov   Solovyov taught the … Continue reading

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After W. Collins

  After W. Collins   O solemn Eve Nymph reserved Maid composed Draw back Your cloudy skirts Dispel their Gradual dusty veil Let me rove Your wild And heathy scene Your genial love And pensive pleasures Sweet  

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For Greg Who Set Himself On Fire in Eberwhite Woods

  For Greg Who Set Himself on Fire in Eberwhite Woods   Gone In a blaze of glory   Still Owing me ten bucks  

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Crime Beat: Ape Suits, Shoes on Roofs and Automatic Flushers

  Wanted man dons ape suit, gets police attention An Altoona man who went to buy cigarettes in a gorilla suit to win a bet with his girlfriend is now being accused of receiving stolen property. Altoona police say they … Continue reading

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The Madhouse Bell

  The Madhouse Bell   Dark Flow Hairy Trotters Cult and Myth Concupiscence Entrancing Day The Event Group The Decay Scene My Place in a Few The Madhouse Bell Unbalanced Thinking Hyperbolic Nonsense Licenced and Insured The Climax of Matter … Continue reading

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Product of the Month

  Gotta go? Forget finding the nearest log. Marry-up this universal-fit Off Road Commode to any 2" receiver hitch for outdoors "be-seated" comfort. Supports up to 500 lbs. Tough 1 5/16" diam. tubular steel seat is covered in soft, padded … Continue reading

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Crime Beat: The Family That Preys Together

  4 family members held in break-ins   A Whitmore Lake area family of four has been arrested on suspicion of breaking into vehicles parked in church lots during Sunday services over the last month in four counties. On Sunday, … Continue reading

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