Tag: Halloween

In Defense of Candy Corn

I never realized how many foods I loved were deeply despised. Some, I should have seen coming, like my habit of eating grape jelly atop of scrambled eggs, which rightfully horrified my college friends when I pulled that stunt in the cafeteria at breakfast. I meanwhile, was ready to recoil in horror when they put

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PA Cemetery Tours

Maybe it was my Catholic upbringing that always made me associate cemeteries as hallowed ground, rather then something more sinister, but they never creeped me out, as they seem to do with so many people. There were two particularly old cemeteries near where I grew up, that as teenagers, we would sneak into to try

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Weekend Trip Idea: Sleepy Hollow NY

Has anyone else been watching Sleepy Hollow on Fox? I like it. A lot actually, a lot more than I thought I would. I stumbled across it last week on Hulu while trying to find something mindless to watch while I graded papers (story of my life). I didn’t end up grading any papers but

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Weekend Trip Idea: Haunted Philadelphia and the Eastern State Penitentiary

As mentioned in last week’s Gettysburg Ghost Hunting, October’s “Weekend Trip Ideas” will all be Halloween themed. If you’re into Halloween and ghostly happenings, you really can’t pick a better place then Pennsylvania (ok, you could be in Sleepy Hollow or Salem, but stay with me here). Pennsylvania, as we mentioned last week, was home to

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