Tuesday, October 17, 2017

What's Your Halloween Story?


What's Your Halloween Story?

This is really good fun and really easy to find out.

Just take your birth month and the caption for it,
your birth date and the name associated with it 

and your zodiac sign and the caption for it.

Put those 3 together and you have your Halloween Story.
(if required, click on the image to enlarge)
May your Halloween be a happy and safe one.

Poster shared with the permission of the talented Nikki Burnette
You can find many other truly amazing images to enjoy at her amazing website 
aurella-art.com

Monday, October 16, 2017

The Orionid Meteor Shower - October 2017


Some of the brightest and swiftest shooting stars will bedazzle the night sky this month. Orionid meteors will streak across the night sky as the shower is set to peak late this week, Friday and Saturday (Oct. 20-21) & will continue through early November too.

The Orionid meteors are special because they are pieces of Comet 1P/Halley, commonly referred to as Halley's Comet. This famous comet swings by Earth once every 75 to 76 years, so most people

Sunday, October 15, 2017

The History and Meaning of Halloween.


Halloween is a holiday celebrated on the night of October 31. The word Halloween is a shortening of All Hallows' Evening also known as Halloween or All Hallows' Eve. Traditional activities include trick-or-treating, bonfires, costume parties, visiting
"haunted houses" and carving jack-o-lanterns. Irish and Scottish immigrants carried versions of the tradition to North America in the nineteenth century. Other western countries embraced the