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In defense of trick-or-treating

October 30, 2022 Rachel Hoover 21

Alas, it is that time of year again when certain suburban moms across America log onto the neighborhood Facebook group to request that Halloween trick-or-treating be moved to a different day so that their kids […]

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A funeral feeling from Emily Dickinson

October 28, 2021 Sean Fitzpatrick 1

The season of souls is upon us, marked with playful front-porch ghosts and ghouls, prayerful cemetery remembrances, and all things spine-tingling, mind-shaking, and funereal. It is a chipper, cheerful time of year, despite the deathly […]