Top hat as an icon for magic

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October 25th through 31st is National Magic Week. That always brings to mind the old “Rocky & Bullwinkle” sketch of “Watch me pull a rabbit out of my hat. Button up my sleeve & presto” at which point something other than a rabbit would appear. For others, images of Houdini may spring to mind,

There is also the magic of music for which the lyrics of “Old Black Magic” create a great frame to explain.

“That old black magic has me in its spell, that old black magic that you weave so well.” – Music is able to reach us emotionally in ways that have been a mystery. It is common to hear someone say that music touched me or that song moved me. Researches are now uncovering many inner workings of the brain. Yet, I doubt they will ever be able to fully explain the emotional impact music can make. Click here to continue reading.

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