Yemayá – Mother Goddess of the Ocean

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Yemaya is the Yorùbá Orisha or Goddess of the living Ocean, considered the mother of all. She is the source of all the waters, including the rivers of western Africa, especially the River Ogun. Her name is a contraction of Yey Omo Eja, which means “Mother Whose Children are the Fish.” As all life is […] »

Suicide Prevention Drones

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After 5 different suicide attempts in one week, Tri-Rail, which operates commuter trains in South Florida is considering using drones to monitor the tracks to deter suicides. »

Ocean Ritual

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So, our ocean ritual is working wonderfully so far. We already got a response from Shark Boi, and he wishes to keep in touch. When asked about the boys that tortured and killed him, he had this to say: “If a person foolishly does me wrong, I will return to him the protection of my […] »

Summoning Shark Boi

We’re doing a little séance to summon the deceased Shark Boi to speak with us. We are going to ask Yemayá, the goddess of the ocean, for some help… she’s usually pretty close to Florida so it shouldn’t take too long for a response. Florida was once part of Africa, so all of their spirits […] »

Imagine

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  Imagine there’s no Florida It isn’t hard to do No guns pulled out in traffic No alligators too… »

Road Side Attractions

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One cool about Florida is all the bizarre road side attractions. You will randomly come across them while driving on desolate back roads. People build them for fun, or to give life meaning, or whatever the reason. They often serve no obvious purpose, but over time they do pull us from our busy lives to […] »