Vintage Voice—Friday the 13th Edition!

Unearthing Classing Articles from Previous Issues of The Voice Magazine

Friday the 13th rolls around at least once—and as many as three times—per year.  We bravely peered in the vault for what our writers past have thought of the day.

You have nothing to fear but…  Maxie van Roye examines paraskavedekatriaphobia (fear of Friday the 13th.)  “While admittedly nothing bad has ever happened to me—or anyone I know—on that day, you never know.”  Running Scared, August 13, 2010.

If it’s Friday the 13th, this must be ‘Dover.  Writer Barbara Lehtiniemi reminisces about an Ontario tradition for Friday the 13th:  motorcycles.  “Along the way, a few other motorcycles join us.  Others zip by trailing a high whine of acceleration.  At each crossroads more bikes join the swelling parade.”   Leather up for Friday the 13th, October 13, 2017. (This article couldn’t have been too unlucky, as it was a finalist for a PWAC 2018 writing award.)