A Halloween Mash-up

Otis and Spike, invite you to join them and their friends at their Halloween mash-up party in Burrows’ Hallow.

Burrows Hallow

These lovable ogres have scoured the web for the interesting, informative and entertaining Halloween news.  Won’t you take a moment and visit a few of these links?

Are You Afraid of Halloween?

Did you know that Samhainophobia is the medical term for an intense and persistent fear of Halloween?  It sounds much better than ‘Fraidy Cat, don’t you think?

Curious About the Origin of Halloween?

Samhain was an ancient, Celtic celebration at the end of the summer.  This may be where our modern-day Halloween customs originated.  Learn more about Samhain.

Can you believe that carved turnips made the first jack-o-lanterns?  Check out forty-one spooky facts about Halloween.

Halloween Fun

Nations across the globe hold Halloween celebrations.  Read about Halloween in Japan, Australia, Canada and more here.

My friend, Rick Cutler, shared a news item about Marines and police preparing for a zombie invasion on Facebook.

Kathy Owen, one of my WANA buddies, shared a YouTube video: Halloween, Gangnam Style.

Otis and Spike want to be certain you know the differences between Trolls and Ogres.

Which are you a werewolf or a vampire?  Take this quiz to help you uncover your true blood.

You may have noticed that there aren’t any really scary sites recommended on this blog.  That’s because your’s truly is a ‘fraidy cat.  I don’t do horror books or movies, and I sure don’t do haunted houses.  But according to the quiz, I am a werewolf, so be sure to comment below, else you might learn of my new condition in a much less friendly way.

From Burrows’ Hallow to your home,

Have a Safe and Happy Halloween!

P. S. Created by my DH, Burrows Hallow is a scene staged in the front of our garage.  Otis and Spike are each about six feet tall.  The cauldron is filled with candy for the little ghosts and goblins that come to visit that one spooktacular night of the year.

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