Rammstein + Halloween = 2 of my favorite things!

I love it when two of my favorite things come together.  In this case, Halloween and Rammstein. As I  was browsing the internet’s vast collection of vintage Halloween photos I came upon this little jewel.   I immediately thought, “Holy crap! That’s Rammstein! They’ve been creating chaos from the very beginning!”  (Big Smile…) Advertisements

Suicide Mouse, the forgotten footage…

A friend of mine recently sent me a link to  a story entitled, “Creepy Disney Urban Legends“. I’m not a huge Disney fanatic but I decided to read the article none-the-less. One story in particular stuck with me. It involves a Mickey Mouse cartoon that apparently has the ability to induce madness in all who…

Coming home to my happy place…

Walking through our front door makes me very, very happy!!! Just wish I could come home to this every day.  Have to soak it up as much as possible now… getting a little sad that I won’t be here to actually celebrate my favorite day.

A tiny little bit of holiday history

Halloween originated from the Celtic holiday known as Samhain (pronounced sow-en) which marked the end of the harvest season and the beginning of winter. It was the time when cattle were brought back down from the summer pastures and when livestock were slaughtered for the winter. This transition between the seasons was also believed to be a…

Suicide Forest, Japan

I first heard about the Aokigahara Forest several years ago and have been fascinated ever since.  In the spirit of Halloween, I share the story with you… Aokigahara Forest, also known as “the Sea of Trees” and “Suicide Forest”, is a forest that lies at the base of Mount Fuji in Japan. The forest contains a…

A Few Vintage Spooks

I’ve always had a fascination with ghosts (much to the dismay of my scientist parents).  I loved Casper as a child, in elementary school I devoured every library book I could get my hands on that dealt with the paranormal and as an adult I went so far as to take a ghost hunting class…