Ghost Story

Blog by Robin Crocker On a dark and stormy Friday night in rural New England, right around the end of October, the two teenaged brothers John and Bryan King were out driving around looking for an entertaining start to their weekend. As they drove through the rain,...

The History of the Jack-o-Lantern

Blog by Robin Crocker It’s Halloween time and we all participate in some pretty kooky traditions. Ever wondered where the tradition of Jack-o-Lanterns started? Where did we ever get the silly idea to put candles in a pumpkin?? Well, it turns out that back in the...

Halloween

Halloween is by far my favorite holiday. Carving pumpkins, dressing up, watching scary movies, I love it all! Once October 1st rolls around, I am dragging out the Halloween decorations and tuning into my favorite Halloween station on Pandora. Around mid-October, my...

Trick or Treat!

As a child one of my favorite things to do was play dress up. Lets be honest – It is still one of my favorite things. I love a good costume party like a little blue monster loves cookies. Growing up in the Northwest our costumes for Trick or Treating had to be rain...

Chrysanthemum Day

They say that July 18th is Chrysanthemum Day. However, if you do a search for Chrysanthemum Day on the Internet you will see that Chrysanthemum Day is one of five ancient sacred festivals of Japan, celebrated on the 9th day of the 9th month. Since July 18th is not...
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