Happy Horrific Hallmarkian Holiday   Audio file of myself reading Rappaccini’s Daughter by Nathaniel Hawthorne http://media.switchpod.com/users/silentconsort/Rappaccini.mp4   Monkshood flower AKA Aconite Born July 4th, 1804 (in Salem, Mass) , died 1864 Interesting trivia: Reason why Nathaniel Hawthorne changed his name from ‘Hathorne’ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Hathorne His great-great-grandfather was a judge at the Salem witch trials -I …

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