Halloween Trip to New York City

Word Count: 335 Summary: Halloween is considered to be one of the most celebrated holidays in America. If you are going to the United States at the end of October you surely shouldn’t miss this event! Every state, every city, every small town has its own parades, festivals and parties dedicated to Halloween! Keywords: Article Body: Halloween is considered to be one of the most celebrated holidays in America. If you are going to the United States at the end of October you surely shouldn’t miss this event! Every state, every city, every small town has its own parades, festivals and parties dedicated to Halloween! Halloween’s origin lies deep in centuries. According to some opinions its history began in 17th …

Trick or Treating

In the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Canada, it is customary for children to go trick or treating on the evening of October 31. They dress up in costumes, wigs, makeup, or masks and go from door to door (usually in groups of four or five). They knock on the door or ring the doorbell and cry “Trick or Treat”! The homeowner opens the door and drops a treat (usually candy or cookies) into the bag that each child is carrying. The “trick” part of the trick or treat cry is actually a threat to do harm to the homeowner or his property if a treat isn’t forthcoming. Small children, of course, have no intention of hurting the …

Black Cat Superstitions

Most people will not admit to being superstitious. Maybe that’s because the definition of a “superstition” is an unreasonable belief based on ignorance or fear, or both. Nobody wants to appear ignorant or fearful. Yet you will find well-educated, very successful people who will not walk under a ladder or who will bury the pieces of a broken mirror or who throw salt over their shoulders if salt is spilled. You’ll find people who, if a black cat crosses their path, turn around and go home or take another route to their destination. Black cats are somehow associated with evil, with witches, and even with illness. Black cats have been blamed for everything from a run of bad luck to …

Buying New Car Blues

Word Count: 685 Summary: Buying New Car Blues is a phenomenon as far as most of us are concerned. Have you ever bought a car? Have you ever dealt with car dealers? If your answer is no, you have got to read this, if your answer is yes, you are going to enjoy reading this. Keywords: buying new car Article Body: When we think of buying a new car, we rarely have the initial “buying new car blues”, until the thoughts actually begin to come….thoughts of actually having to go through the ugly process of dealing with a dealership. “Why do we have to go through this,” is often one of our first thoughts, as getting the blues is not …

Fishing for Better Health: The Benefits of Fish and Other Food Sources High in Omega 3 Fatty Acids

Word Count: 1384 Summary: It may surprise you to know that fishing is not only a favorite pastime for countless men, women, and children. The fishing pole may very well be the best weapon yet in the fight against stroke! This article offers convincing proof –- scientific evidence, and documented data –- as to the benefits of omega 3 fatty acids. It is thorough and complete, expounding on the best type sources, quotes from health professionals, and results from various studies. It also lists other health benefits of fish and other food sources high in omega 3 fatty acids. Keywords: benefits of fish, omega 3 fatty acids Article Body: Spring is well under way and summer is fast approaching. It’s …