Monthly Archives: October 2009


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This will be my very last Halloween post of the 2009 season.  I have REALLY, REALLY enjoyed gathering up various seasonal facts and sharing them here.  I like to think of this site as my diary but also a collection of my thoughts.  As such I thought it would be […]

Vincent Price’s Blog Post of Doom


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I have a pseudo tradition on my blog of posting a bunch of Halloween images on or before each holiday. This is the Halloween 2009 batch. I hope you enjoy! Trick-or-Treat! Happy Halloween. This list includes images for everything from vintage pumpkins, creepy crawly bugs, serious owls and ravens, frightening bats […]

Halloween 2009 Cartoons ~ BOO!






From earliest times people wore masks when droughts or other disasters struck. They believed that the demons who had brought their misfortune upon them would become frightened off by the hideous masks. Even after the festival of Samhain had merged with Halloween, Europeans felt uneasy at this time of the […]

Masking Masks Memories



While October may be the favorite month of thousands of humans, who excitedly plan their costumes of spooks, vampires and monsters, in anticipation of Halloween, Cats, particularly black cats, have little cause for celebration this month. I am no champion of Feline rights, but you may be interested to know […]

Look what the Cats dragged in..or rather has been drug ...



The first step in understanding vampire lore is to understand some of the biological reasons that may have led to such beliefs. One of the most plausible explanations for vampire myths is the disease porphyria, which occurred frequently in Transylvania. Porphyria is a blood-related condition where a vital function of […]

Strigoi, the Legend Of Vampire



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The Druids were the “wise men” of the pagan Celtic society.  Little is known of them with certainty; however it is thought that they played the roles of priests in the Celtic religion. Most folks know that the holiday we call Halloween is derived from the Celtic festival of Samhain.  […]

Something Druid This Way Comes…


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    In Mexico they actually celebrate two creepy Fall holidays!  Día de los Muertos, the Day of the Dead began as an Aztec festival dedicated to a goddess called Mictecacihuatl. This festival predates Halloween by almost a thousand years.  Halloween has also been celebrated in Mexico for the past […]

Mexican Halloween Los Muertos