By Cheryl Conley, TWRC Wildlife Center
It’s hard to believe that Halloween is just around the corner. One of my favorite things to do is to carve pumpkins into Jack-o-lanterns. I’ve never given any thought to why we do that or how this custom started until I began writing this article.
There are many tales about the practice of carving pumpkins. One comes from Irish folklore. A man named Jack, who was a blacksmith, didn’t want to go to hell for his ...Continue Reading →