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The Moodus Noises of Moodus, Connecticut

Main Piece: “So this is a story about- nearby where I grew up in Connecticut there’s a little teeny town in the southern part of Connecticut called Moodus and its where my first cousins lived and we used to go visit around the holidays, Christmas in particular I remember visiting for Christmas Eve because we… Continue Reading »

California breaking off

My mom, who grew up in Los Angeles, recalls a folk belief from her childhood that California would break off from the US and float away: “So when I was growing up there would be these periodic panics or rumors that on a certain day, California was gonna break off and float out into the… Continue Reading »