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The Last of the Witch-Trial Hangings

It was easy to be declared a witch in Salem in 1692: All you had to do was deny that witches existed.

After a number of the town’s teenagers began to hallucinate and convulse, bark like dogs and run around on all fours, two magistrates were tasked with rooting out the evildoers behind the bizarre afflictions. 417 more words

Eight Firebrands

September 22, 1692 was an unfortunate verification of that trite proverb that it is always darkest before the dawn: it marked the worst day… 687 more words


Lions and Leopards and Dukes, OH MY!

The first week of conference play is done and a lot of teams showed up and others looked stunned.


After scoring 21 points in the last five minutes of football you would expect a team to come out firing but that isn’t what the Aviators did, in fact they didn’t even score. 270 more words

Buying a home in 2014? When?

Buying a home in 2014? When? Based on the FED news- should you reevaluate your timeline in order to take advantage of the current market?  Short answer- perhaps! 246 more words

Real Estate Economy

Story: Do you know who's going to take you to the masjid today Salem ?

I was not more than thirty years old when my wife gave birth to my first child. I still remember that night.

I had stayed out all night long with my friends, as was my habit. 2,167 more words