October 31st is here!! HAPPY HALLOWEEN, everybody!!! I hope your day is full of all the magic, mystery, and fun we love about the holiday.
Thanks for spending some time with the Skeleton Key this season! To show my appreciation, I have a mixed bag of random Halloween treats that I hope you will enjoy:
-Pumpkinrot has put up photos of his incredible Halloween display, the Scarecrow Catacomb!
-Read this heartwarming story about a Detroit Halloween hero named Nick!
-A list of books about, and a good overview of, the history of Halloween! (Time to hit Barnes and Noble.)
-The winner of the Great Pumpkin art contest winner will be announced sometime today!
-Check out the Halloween-themed Google “doodle“! It’s an interactive animation.
-2013’s most popular costumes for adults, according to National Geographic: 1. witch, 2. Batman character, 3. vampire, 4. zombie, 5. pirate.
-High-tech costumes that incorporate iphones and other devices … There’s an app for that?
-Yo, that IS messed up! More scary dolls!
-A 10-minute video (from the 60s-70s) of Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion, behind the scenes: