Halloween and the Scientist

Shadows of a thousand years  Rise again unseen, Voices whisper in the trees ‘Tonight is Halloween!’ Dexter Kozen These last few days, I have been doing some research on Halloween and found a poem that “chilled me to the bone.”   The poet was Dexter Kozen.  Who was he?  I didn’t have any clue.  Another mystery to solve! …

The Great Pumpkin

“Each year, the Great Pumpkin rises out of the pumpkin patch that he thinks is the most sincere. He’s gotta pick this one. He’s got to. I don’t see how a pumpkin patch can be more sincere than this one. You can look around and there’s not a sign of hypocrisy. Nothing but sincerity as…

The Witches’ Brew

“Double, double toil and trouble;  Fire burn and cauldron bubble” William Shakespeare – Witches in Macbeth. This week celebrates two events: Halloween on October 31st and All Saints’ Day on November 1st. Halloween is actually a contraction for All Hallows Evening, which signifies the eve of the Christian feast of All Hallows. There is some…