The Witch in My Head: Part three of a series on nonsense and other such things in my brain.

Do you remember the first time you heard about witches? From a children's book, a movie, or a family member? Something else? I don't remember specifically, but most likely I learned about witches from the fairytales my father read to me. Perhaps the witch who locked Rapunzel in her tower. Or maybe from the Let's …

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Magic in My Childhood: Part two of a series on nonsense and other such things in my brain.

When I was little, my dad used to nod at an abandoned shack tucked back in a wooded area along our two-mile long, winding road and say, "A witch lives there." My dad liked convincing me of fantastical things--a witch lived in the shack, Indians lived on the other side of the lake, Santa's elves …

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Horoscopes and Other Dreamt Stories: Part One of a series on nonsense and other things in my brain.

I don't believe in horoscopes, but I read some of them anyway. Recently, I read this one: In accordance with the astrological omens, I encourage you to move the furniture around. If you feel inspired, you might even want to move some of that old stuff right out the door and haul it to the …

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