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Route 66 Installment #43: Heebie-Jeebies

Reading Time: 3 minutes This post’s title crept up behind me and embedded itself in my brain. Not literally, of course. But this IS the first post of my self-proclaimed Fear (and Fearless) month, in honor of Halloween. The phrase Heebie-Jeebies has its origins in the 1920s and was apparently also a dance craze, long before “Thriller.” Its synonyms […]


Fear Factors: What Freaks Us Out at Every Age?

Reading Time: 3 minutes I have vivid memories of lying in my bed, staring at the ceiling, at about age 4 or 5. I had been reading Charlotte’s Web and had convinced myself that hundreds of spiders were parachuting down and landing on my wide-eyed face. I also didn’t care much for clowns, ventriloquist dummies,  and some of the […]