A Halloween Mash-up

Burrows HallowOtis and Spike, invite you to join them and their friends at their mash-up party in 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?

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

Samhnain was an ancient, Celtic celebration at the end of the summer.  It is thought to be where our modern-day Halloween customs originated.  Learn more about Samhnain.

Halloween is celebrated in nations across the globe.  Read about Halloween in Japan, Australia, Canada and more here.

Can you believe that the first jack-o-lanterns were made from turnips?  Check out forty fun facts about Halloween.

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 isn’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. Burrows Hallow is a scene created by my DH and 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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