Pulp Fiction – The Ancient Roman Tale of Baucis and Philemon

In ancient times when much of the world was ruled by the Roman Empire, in a town called Phyrigia, there lived an elderly couple named Baucis and Philemon. Back then it was the custom to treat a person, no matter who he was or where she was from, like a god….should that person be a guest in one’s home.

Unfortunately, this was very much NOT the case in Phyrigia.

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The Myth of How Athens got its Name

Long before there were ice cubes or GPS, a great city existed in a faraway land of make believe finances called Greece. Very unlike today, this metropolis of old thrived and prospered as more and more people left their countryside farms and tiny fishing villages in order to reside within its borders.

The only problem was the city was without a name.

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Phaeton – The Hubris of the Heir of Helios

As the calendar pages shift from the head strong impulsiveness of Fiery Aries into the aesthetically pleasing surface beauty of Earthy Taurus, the time is right to tell a hubris filled tale about an exceedingly handsome mortal whose impetuous nature placed him above the jurisdiction of the gods only to be brought abruptly back to earth in a crashing fireball of punishing humility soon thereafter. Now is the time to tell the story of Phaeton, the Heir of Helios.

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