5 Greek Love Myths and How to Apply Them to Reality

Though the Ancient Greeks didn’t celebrate Valentine’s Day, their myths are full of romance. Take a leaf out of their book this February 14th (or maybe don’t). 1. Apollo and Daphne: Don’t chase — it’ll work out better for everyone. Virtuous maiden Daphne was wandering around in the wilderness when the sun god Apollo showed…

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That’s a Fact, Jack: History of the Jack-O-Lantern

Have you ever seen a flickering light, perhaps over a foggy river or hovering above a misty hilltop, that seems to recede the closer you get to its source?  For hundreds of years, this phenomenon was referred to by several names: Will O’ the Wisp, Ignius Fatuus, and, Jack O’Lantern. In 1750, a printed mention…

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Seven Wonderful Christmas Stories: Listen, Love, Remember

Looking for some great Christmas stories to listen to as you cook or wrap gifts?  Here are some of the best, both modern and traditional, to make your holiday tasks fly by! “The Santaland Diaries” made humorist David Sedaris famous in 1997. The story recounts the exploits of a 30-something under-employed author who finds a temporary…

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