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
Part of The Blog Cabin’s 31 Days of Spooky Fun 2017 Series I seriously enjoyed the hell out of this. Photographer Misty Keasler from Dallas has an exhibit at The Modern Museum of Fort Worth titled “HAUNT”. It contains images from 13 haunted houses across the US. These are not houses that are haunted, but … Continue reading Misty Keasler: HAUNT – Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
Part of The Blog Cabin’s 31 Days of Spooky Fun 2017 Series Battlefields are some of the most haunted places on the planet. With so much fear, violence, and death concentrated in a single location, it is no wonder. All credit for this article goes to Holly Godbey and War History Online Dec 12, 2016 Holly … Continue reading Top Seven Haunted Battlefields – From The Civil War To Stalingrad
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
One of my favorite holidays is coming up. This October I will be writing about places to go, things to see and some pretty interesting historical tidbits to help get you in the mood for Halloween. Stay tuned!
Not big in size, but enormous in talent and rich in acquisitions is the Sid Richardson Museum in Downtown, Fort Worth. Who is Sid Richardson, you ask? Sid Richardson was a Texas businessman and a generous philanthropist. Early on, his fortune was made with oil and carbon. In the 1930’s he became involved in ranching. It … Continue reading Sid Richardson Museum – Fort Worth, Texas