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There Might Be Cupcakes

There Might Be Cupcakes

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Carla is: a bookdrunkard, a 40-something with psychology and counseling degrees with post-grad work in grief/loss/trauma, sex crimes, and forensic anthropology.
a former freelance journalist and counselor, who is never bored.
a disabled introvert who sees connections everywhere–like John Nash, only less math-y.
a knitting fidget who loves horror movies with a skewed passion.
Like one of her heroes, Harriet the Spy, she wants to learn everything and write in all down (more likely than not in her bullet journal).
Join her (and sometimes her friends) in her strange library as she INFJs everything from unused angles.
It’s going to get weird in the best way. Let’s play.

Category: Personal Journals

Podcast Episodes

67: Haunted Yule: Twelve Days

In which Carla explores the Twelve Days of Christmas and why we send Christmas cards, and reads a Victorian horror story by F. Marion Crawford.

Christmas episodes:

 

Sources and Suggested Reading:

“The Doll’s Ghost”, F. Marion Crawford, collected by Arthur Conan Doyle and Walter Scott in The Valancourt Book of Victorian Christmas Ghost Stories Bookshop.org Amazon

Mirth without mischief. Comtaining [sic] The twelve days of Christmas; The play of the gaping-wide-mouthed-wadling-frog; Love and hatred; … and Nimble Ned’s alphabet and figures. Amazon Bookshop.org

J. C. Horsley at the Victoria and Albert Museum

Sir Henry Cole: https://www.townandcountrymag.com/leisure/arts-and-culture/a26473065/sir-henry-cole-prince-albert-great-exhibition-victoria/

F. Marion Crawford: https://www.oldstyletales.com/single-post/2017/05/16/F-Marion-Crawfords-6-Best-Horror-Stories-Not-Inlcuding-The-Upper-Berth

Epiphany: https://www.britannica.com/topic/Epiphany

12 Days of Christmas: https://www.vox.com/21796404/12-days-of-christmas-explained

Victorian Christmas Cookbook and Traditions by The Chiappa Sisters 

A Merry, Very Victorian Christmas!: Trivia, Tales and Traditions from 19th Century America by Janet Emily Demarest 

 

Theme song and stinger: “Comadreamers I” by Haunted Me, off their Pleasure album

 

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Complete list of ways to listen to the podcast on the sidebar at theremightbecupcakes.com

67: Haunted Yule: Twelve Days
66 Deck the Hall with Horror
65 Happy Christmas Chaos
64: Hounds of Love
63: Still Haunted
62: Personal Hauntings
61: Roland and the Dark Tower
60: Urban Legend
59: Commingled Gloom and Grandeur
58: Terra Incognita
57: Watching the Detectives: Gwendy and Ex
56: Happy Socks and the Flame

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