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Saturday Seven–Legends and Monsters

Okay—I admit when I saw the call for Saturday Seven from LASR, my first thought was ‘great—something else to do.’ I really didn’t plan to participate because—WIP. But for the next day, every time I turned around I saw another possible topic: 7 favorite witches; 7 great winter salads; 7 fascinating mysteries; 7 Reasons to Quit my DayJob; 7 Reasons not to Quit my Dayjob—and the list grows. So I am caught in LASR’s web. My first Saturday  Seven comes […]

Things That Go Bump in the Night–Bauchans and Brownies

Welcome to Day two of the Fabulous A-Z Blogging challenge.  The B topic is not quite as blood-curdling as yesterday’s Joint-Eaters.  But don’t let the fairy tales fool you–Bauchans and Brownies have their dark sides, too. Many cultures have creatures who are variations on this theme. The Scandinavians call them tomte, the Slavic domovoi and the German Heinzelmännchen. They seem to be a kind of hobgoblin—loyal to a family or place. They can be friendly and helpful or . . […]