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Old Gods of the Ozarks: The Snawfus

“The snawfus, according to some backwoods folk, is just an albino deer with certain supernatural powers, puzzling to human beings but not dangerous. Some hillmen say that it can make tremendous leaps into the treetops; others endow it with great feathery wings, claiming that it can ‘fly through the timber, quiet as a hoot-owl.’ I have even heard that the snawfus bore flowering boughs instead of antlers. 85 more words

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Review: The Magical Power of the Saints: Evocation and Candle magic

The book The Magical Power of the Saints: Evocation and Candle books was an interesting read. It was just what it states its about. The book focuses on Saints and candle magic and nothing else. 914 more words

Book Review

Question...Booger Dog 2

Sure thing, the boogers are supernatural creatures found in ghost stories and folktales of the Ozarks and Appalachian Mountains. The word “booger” is related to “boogie/boogey” as in the “boogie-man” which has pan-European roots. 354 more words

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Question...Birth Lore

Q: Any info on ozark fertility/birth lore?

A: There’s a lot actually. Vance Randolph has a whole section in his Ozark Magic and Folklore on childbirth and pregnancy. 845 more words

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Question...Booger Dog

Q: Have you or anyone you know had an experience (or more) with a Booger Dog that you’re willing to share?

A: I’ve seen two, one was at my parents’ house. 462 more words

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Quick Update – Come See Me!

Hi all,

I just wanted to let you all know I’ve got posts coming, really I do (about 1800 words on one post, plus some book reviews and another post in the draft stage). 464 more words

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