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Edmund Fitzgerald History, The Fateful Journey

  The final voyage of the Edmund Fitzgerald began November 9, 1975, at the Burlington Northern Railroad Dock No.1, Superior, Wisconsin. Captain Ernest M. McSorley had loaded her with 26,116 long tons of taconite pellets, made of processed iron ore, heated and rolled into marble-size balls. Departing Superior about 2:30 pm, she was soon joined by the Arthur M. Anderson,

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New Moon in Scorpio | Moonthly Energy Report — Spirit de la Lune

  This New Moon in Scorpio is a very intense and emotional one. Many of us have been feeling the depths of this New Moon for several days now. Not only is it election time… but both the Moon and the Sun are in Scorpio right now. This means our inner world and outer world are both feeling that intensity

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THE GOOD SIDE of BEING DOWN

The anatomy of anger, envy, sadness, and fear Negative emotions do us a great favor – they save us from ourselves. They’re mysterious signals, that oftentimes surge for “no apparent reason”, urging us to pay attention and change what we’re doing. Emotions that generate unpleasant feelings have been called sins (anger, envy), rejected in “polite” interaction (jealousy, frustration), or identified as

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BUILD YOUR OWN ALTAR Using These CEREMONIAL HERBS

Day of the Dead: Ritual and Ceremony  Little is firmly known about the particulars of today’s holiday since the limited sources available are either folkloric literature like the Celtic sagas or Roman authors who would have likely “trashed” the traditions of a culture with which they were often in conflict. Although, you can kind of imagine what really went on

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November Birthflower: Chrysanthemum

Originally posted on Good Witches Homestead:
COMMON NAME: chrysanthemum GENUS: Chrysanthemum SPECIES, HYBRIDS, CULTIVARS: The garden chrysanthemum, C. morifolium, is a hybrid developed from four species native to Asia. Many cultivars have been developed from this one, differing in size, shape, type of flowering head, growth habit, color, and time of bloom. FAMILY: Compositae BLOOMS: Fall TYPE: perennial DESCRIPTION: The many…

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November, Autumn, Fall

Originally posted on Good Witches Homestead:
“The name ‘November’ is believed to derive from ‘novem’ which is the Latin for the number ‘nine’.  In the ancient Roman calendar November was the ninth month after March.  As part of the seasonal calendar November is the time of the ‘Snow Moon’ according to Pagan beliefs and the period described as the ‘Moon of the Falling Leaves’ by Black Elk.”…

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