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At Sleepy Hollow

For many years, after we moved back to New York, we wanted to visit Sleepy Hollow at Halloween time.  It probably has to do mostly with the Disney movie version of Washington Irving’s Legend of Sleepy Hollow. If you somehow … Continue reading

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Halloween in a small town

My father Phil Keith Norvell loved Halloween.  One of my earliest memories is of him carving a huge Jack O’Lantern about 1948. Growing up in rural upstate New York, Halloween was the biggest holiday of the year.  A small town … Continue reading

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