Creatures In The House – 21 Days Until Halloween

We have cats.  We also have animals skulls, mink skins, a preserved alligator head and piranha, and vials of insects.  I have a coin purse made out of a Bufo marinus, complete with head,  front legs and googly eyes, but she's at work. Now that it's Halloween time, there are all sorts of additional creatures … Continue reading Creatures In The House – 21 Days Until Halloween

Throwback Thursday – 23 Days Until Halloween

I listened to Sounds To Make You Shiver over and over as a kid.  Blowing wind and hooting owls made me imagine empty places.  Frankenstein's monster breaking loose was the very sound of havoc. But, goodness, look at that album cover!  So. Many. Monsters.  They are tumbling out of that castle!  Frankenstein's monster is stomping towards … Continue reading Throwback Thursday – 23 Days Until Halloween

Wolf’s Museum Of Mystery – 28 Days Until Halloween

Do you remember the first time you stopped at a shop window, drawn to the oddities arranged there?  Some of them were vaguely ornate, gleaming and reminiscent of the other side of the world.  Dolls with piercing blue eyes may have looked out at you, their red mouths open to show small, white teeth.  The mechanical toys were … Continue reading Wolf’s Museum Of Mystery – 28 Days Until Halloween