OH in the newsroom: Ca-caaaaaaaaaw!

The call was loud. It was high pitched. It was definitely human but sounded more animal. It was the features editor, standing near one of the reporters on her team. I was on the phone, but as soon as I could, I wandered over to two and said, “You know, you just made my ‘Overheard…

Castles: Welcome to Herrenhausen Gardens

My love of Castles has taken me to many new places, and today we’re traveling to Hannover, Germany, where the architecture serves as pure romantic fodder. Hannover, the capitol of the the state of Lower Saxony, located on the River Leine, is a bustling city, and here sits The Great Garden of Herrenhausen. Situated approximately three hours north…

The Handbags of RT!

    My love of fashion is well known by this point, but there’s one item I’m absolutely crazy for: Handbags. Bags. Totes. Purses. Pocketbooks. Whatever you call them, I’m in love them. The way some women feel about shoes, I feel about my handbags. I’ve been working on my own collection for a few…

Elvy’s Bagel Brunch

Yes, you can make your entire home smell like a New York bagel shop one morning and surprise everyone. This recipe makes 6 to 8 bagels, and is easy to double if you are having a crowd for brunch. The best part of making bagels is you actually make the dough the night (or afternoon)…

Wailin’ like a Banshee! You’re so dead

by Denise Golinowski Hi! Welcome to Myth Perceptions where I explore and then share aspects of myth and legend that I have encountered in my reading and writing. Currently, I’m exploring the stories, myths and legends pertaining to fairies. Today’s spotlight is on that original Wailer – The Banshee! The Banshee – from the original…

A Taboo: Cannabalism

WARNING: Welcome to this month’s Murderer’s Market column.This post deals with the topic of cannibalism. If you are squeamish, don’t read any further. This is not my usual in-depth post, in that I was very much grossed out by the topic. If anything, it is a cursory introduction to the topic. Recently, I was asked…