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La Befana – The Christmas Witch: Italy

  La Befana is known ¬†throughout history as a wise and magical woman who arrives flying on a broom or sometimes even on a donkey bringing gifts to the children, leaving figs, dates, nuts, and candy on the eve of … Continue reading

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Drop Another Dime Into The Zoltar, Baby!

Going to the fortune teller’s was just as good as going to the opera, and the cost scarcely a trifle more – ergo, I will disguise myself and go again, one of these days, when other amusements fail. – Letter … Continue reading

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