Vision of Seven Moons A gentleman sees some lunar oddities–multiple moons over the course of eighteen consecutive months.
August 25, 2016
Ephemera, Fortean Mysteries, Interesting People, News, Scientific Oddities, Sky Mysteries, Victorian, Wonders and Curiosities
and tagged crescent moon, full moon, John M. Sandidge, lunar phenomena, multiple moons, sky visions, Vision of Seven Moons
White Horses and Itchy Palms: Congressional Superstitions Some quirky beliefs of superstitious 19th-century United States Senators: white horses are bad luck; itchy palms mean cash; start nothing on a Friday, watch out for the moon over your left shoulder.
August 11, 2015
Ephemera, Folklore, Fortean Mysteries, News, Social History, Victorian
and tagged folklore, Friday superstitions, full moon, horse superstitions, Senator John J. Ingalls, superstition, superstitions, United States Senate, United States Senators, white horse, White Horses and Itchy Palms: Congressional Superstitions