Salvador Dali: Visions of Eternity – Arlington Museum of Art – Arlington, Texas

Dante Alighieri's The Divine Comedy is not an easy read.  Ironically, he wrote it as an easy read for the common man to enjoy, or to say, it wasn't written in Latin.  He started writing it in 1308 and completed it in 1320.  A year later he died.  Consisting of 3 parts (Inferno, Purgatorio, and Paradiso) most people read Inferno and stop … Continue reading Salvador Dali: Visions of Eternity – Arlington Museum of Art – Arlington, Texas

Stranger Things Season 2

Whoa. I am completely blown away by Netflix's damn near perfect follow-up to Stranger Things Season 1. There are twists and turns that come out of nowhere.  Our favorite cast members are joined by some new and important characters. Scenes are funny, scary, frustrating, heartbreaking and cheer-out-loud worthy. It is hard for me to give a … Continue reading Stranger Things Season 2

Hannibal (2013 – 2015)

Part of The Blog Cabin’s 31 Days of Spooky Fun 2017 Series Pre-Agent Starling, "Hannibal" focuses on the relationship between Dr. Lector and Will Graham. Will Graham is a kind soul.  He picks up every stray dog he sees and lost his job as an agent because he just couldn't pull the trigger when he … Continue reading Hannibal (2013 – 2015)

Magic Etc. – Fort Worth, Texas

Part of The Blog Cabin’s 31 Days of Spooky Fun 2017 Series Going into Magic Etc. is so freakin' fun! This is THE one stop shop for all your Halloween needs. First of all, they have the biggest disco ball I have ever seen. It's huge.  So fun. Do you need a costume?  If you cannot … Continue reading Magic Etc. – Fort Worth, Texas

Forest Lawn Memorial Park – Glendale, California

 Part of The Blog Cabin’s 31 Days of Spooky Fun 2017 Series   When I was younger, cemeteries terrified me.  Now, they fascinate me.   Nowhere else can you get so much history, see some great art, or find such peace in a single stop. This past May, my friend and I visited Forest Lawn … Continue reading Forest Lawn Memorial Park – Glendale, California

Rosemary’s Baby (1968)

Part of The Blog Cabin's 31 Days of Spooky Fun 2017 Series "Rosemary's Baby" is a psychological thriller supreme. Life seems like a fairy tale for Rosemary and Guy Woodhouse. Newly married, young, beautiful, wealthy - what else could they possibly want? How about a baby? That seems like a perfect idea until nightmares, strange … Continue reading Rosemary’s Baby (1968)

Chicks Traveling Solo – Let’s Prepay That Trip

This post is not just for chicks traveling solo.  It can be for guys traveling solo, or family travel or for anyone, really. Almost always, I look at a trip I want to take and then look at the total cost of it and it is so disheartening.  I question whether I can do it … Continue reading Chicks Traveling Solo – Let’s Prepay That Trip