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Holiday has spooky past

October 23, 2009
By BOB WHITED

Halloween has always been very illustrative of a harvest's end. Corn shocks in their neat piles occupying endless fields on farmlands. Pumpkins, bright orange in the sunlight, are glowing along with a cascade of colors produced by the leaves ready to fall. This is all so reminiscent of a grand finale of fireworks exploding in daylight instead of night time. Nature seems to be putting on its last big show before the drudgery of winter sets in. During this time of a joyful harvest, Halloween just seems to fit in with the splendid scenery and colorful hues.

 
 

 

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