Spooky sharing:  the stories behind our Halloween traditions

Where do we get some of our Halloween traditions?  Well, since many of them were brought along by some of the earliest settlers in the American colonies, it’s unsurprising that many of them come from either the British Isles or from Celtic culture in Ireland and mainland Europe.  And now I’ve found a new source […]

Music For The Grim(m) Season:  Spooky Songs Of The Week bonus tune – A-Soalin’

Aw heck, I couldn’t help myself.  Here I was, looking for material for the next post, when a tune kept nagging me in the back of my head.  The truth is that when I spent time over the last week looking into the music of Kristen Lawrence, the tune I really wanted to hear was […]

Spooky articles for you

As Halloween bears down on us, here’s some articles you might have missed over the last year from yahoo.com: America’s Five Most Haunted Hotels http://travel.yahoo.com/p-interests-40782813 Haunted L.A. hospital being converted into senior living home http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/sideshow/haunted-l-hospital-being-converted-senior-living-home-192911064.html Sen. Rob Portman’s haunted hotel http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/ticket/one-night-rob-portman-haunted-hotel-091122664.html