Holiday Tea at The Adolphus Hotel – Dallas, Texas

I have been trying to get a coveted reservation for Oh, Christmas Tea for about 8 years now.  Beginning October 1st each year, reservations open for the Holiday Tea. They are usually sold out within hours.  This year, I scored! One of the most prestigious hotels in Texas, The Adolphus was built by the famous beer … Continue reading Holiday Tea at The Adolphus Hotel – Dallas, Texas

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

The History of Halloween

Halloween is one of my favorite holidays of the year. All credit goes to the History Channel. It's one of America's favorite holidays, but what's the real story behind the tricks and treats of Halloween?   Halloween is an annual holiday, celebrated each year on October 31, that has roots in age-old European traditions. It … Continue reading The History of Halloween

Misty Keasler: HAUNT – Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

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

The White House – Washington, District of Columbia

Part of The Blog Cabin’s 31 Days of Spooky Fun 2017 Series My favorite guilty pleasure every week is snuggling down on the couch with my pets and watching "Ghost Adventures". I was doing a little research on their website and came across this interesting presentation on one of the most haunted houses in America.  Located … Continue reading The White House – Washington, District of Columbia

The Dakota – New York City, New York

Part of The Blog Cabin’s 31 Days of Spooky Fun 2017 Series One of my favorite buildings in New York City and probably the most sought after residential real estate just about anywhere is The Dakota, located at Central Park West and 72nd Street. Edward Clark, who ran the Singer Sewing Machine Company, commissioned Henry … Continue reading The Dakota – New York City, New York

These Are the Most Haunted Hotels in America

 Part of The Blog Cabin’s 31 Days of Spooky Fun 2017 Series I came across this Reader's Digest article today.  All credit goes to Aly Walansky and Reader's Digest. Planning a Halloween getaway? These hotels are possibly haunted, maybe have a dark and mystery history, and are absolutely more than a little SPOOKY. Proceed if … Continue reading These Are the Most Haunted Hotels in America

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