If Fairy Tales are any indication, one of mankind’s worst fears is being swallowed up. Little Red Riding Hood, The Three Little Pigs, Hansel and Gretel, and The Gingerbread Man all include antagonists who will swallow you in one gulp, one bite, or one meal. To be swallowed is to be consumed, to cease toContinue reading “Swallowed Up”
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Auld Lang Syne
When Robbie Burns wrote down the lyrics to “Auld Lang Syne” in 1788, he captured one of Scotland’s national treasures. Scots had been singing versions of the song for two hundred years, but once it was written down, they could carry it with them anywhere. And they did. They immigrated in largeContinue reading “Auld Lang Syne”
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