Friday, October 24, 2014
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Great article by author, Halloween Guru, and friend Lesley Bannatyne.
Halloween—old Halloween of folklore, I mean—was tied to the quickening dark, to seasonal change, to death, to the movement of mythical beings (fairies, witches, dead souls) through the night. These facets, too, are the playing fields of horror in film, art, and literature. You’d think Halloween and horror would have made perfect bedfellows from the beginning. But the Halloween we know now has been invented and reinvented many times over the past few hundred years. It’s always been spooky and otherworldly, but until fairly recently, it had little to do with horror.
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Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Monday, October 20, 2014
Sunday, October 19, 2014
Saturday, October 18, 2014
It was a dark summer night, shot through with infrequent shimmers of
lightning silently firing a cloud lying low in the west and portending a
storm. These brief, stammering illuminations brought out with ghastly
distinctness the monuments and headstones of the cemetery and seemed to
set them dancing.
Images by Arc of Light Photography.
Friday, October 17, 2014
We've been burning those wonderful Anise & Clove tea lights that I was pushing a while back... from the Soy-n-Suds Etsy shop. That scent mingled with the toasted pumpkin smell of a warm jack o'lantern lid is insanely awesome.
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