The Best Day of the Year

H A P P Y  H A L L O W E E N!!!!! Here it is: October 31st. The final day of weeks--months!--of celebration. And sadly, it all went by so fast. So much remains unposted! Thus, for today, the Big Day, I've compiled … Continue reading The Best Day of the Year

Gather ‘Round the Marconi

Many modern-day horror podcasts pale in comparison to the old scary audio plays that used to air on the radio. Click the image below for a YouTube playlist of spooky fireside tales that likely gave our grandparents the shivers. And happy Halloween Eve to all! … Continue reading Gather ‘Round the Marconi

Open House

You're all invited to my virtual Halloween housewarming party, starting now and lasting until question mark! 😉 Welcome to my new home, with my creepy collection now fully on display. Here's the exterior, in daylight and darkness ... And here's the interior! Well, some of … Continue reading Open House


Here's what I learned last week at the Salem Witch Board Museum. This unassuming little one-and-a-half-room exhibition, hidden in the back of a souvenir shop, was surprisingly dense with information! The earliest "talking" boards originated in Victorian times (around 1850), as Spiritualism rose to fame. … Continue reading O-U-I-J-A