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Red Eyes (and Black Dogs and Water Spirits)

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Red Eyes (and Black Dogs and Water Spirits)

[This was originally posted in 2019 on my personal blog that’s mostly about family history projects. I’m reposting it here because it references a few things that might be of interest to some of y’all.] [Remember, this blog here at the shop address is a mirror / backup of the real Seraphin Station blog here. Visit there comment, ask questions, get responses, interact with others, see useful and interesting links and resources, and/or read all the blog posts, not just the highlights I repost here.] Red Eyes was one of my great-grandmother Mae’s stories to scare the crap out of children...

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St. Martha, from Gospel Figure to Medieval Legend to La Dominadora: Sources, Resources, and FAQs

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St. Martha, from Gospel Figure to Medieval Legend to La Dominadora: Sources, Resources, and FAQs

St. Martha is the patron saint of servers, cooks, domestic workers, housewives, and those in the hospitality industry - those who are behind the scenes making important things go even when nobody notices.

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