It's the final day of the 2018 A to Z Blog Challenge. I can't believe we're at the end, but on the other hand, I'm relieved. It's always tough keeping up with writing daily alphabetical blogs and reading others too. But I guess that's why it's called "a challenge." I must admit that I scrambled… Continue reading Z is for Zero
Here is it is ... the letter we all fear. So this is what I've got. Xanadu. By definition, it's a place of idyllic or mythical beauty. Samuel Taylor Coleridge immortalized it in his poem "Kubla Khan." In Xanadu did Kubla Khan A stately pleasure-dome decree: Where Alph, the sacred river, ran Through caverns measureless… Continue reading X is for Xanadu
Because vampire was just too obvious... I learned a little something in preparation for this post. I'd heard of Vampira, but I really didn't know who or what she was, so I did a bit of Internet research. Vampira was played by Finnish-American actress Maila Nurmi, who created this wild character during the 1950s. Think… Continue reading V is for Vampira
It's a cliché, really, but often Transylvania is automatically associated with Dracula. Stories of vampires hailing from the region run the gamut from Sesame Street fame to musicals like The Rocky Horror Picture Show. So where is Transylvania, exactly? Transylvania is a region located in the middle of Romania. It is the largest region in… Continue reading T is for Transylvania and a #Trailer
I have a good friend who really hates scary movies. She grew up with two older brothers, who loved watching slasher films--Friday the 13th, Halloween, and Nightmare on Elm Street movies. As an adult, she couldn't even bear to watch The Sixth Sense without being told exactly what would happen next. I can't stand slasher… Continue reading S is for Slasher, Scary, or Spooky?