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All Souls’ Day, Round 3 Mexican Day of the dead..

All Souls’ Day, Round 3 Mexican Day of the dead..

All Souls’ Day,  in the Roman Catholic church, a day for commemoration of all the faithful departed, those baptized Christians who are believed to be in purgatory. November 2nd is also the third day of death worship in Mexico, they start with all hallows eve (Halloween), then celebrate all saints dead, and finish with the actual “Day … Continue reading

Oct 31 On this day.. Mount Rushmore

Oct 31 On this day.. Mount Rushmore

A post NOT about Halloween.. is the 71st anniversary of Mount Rushmore. Facts.. Completed in 1941 to promote tourism in South Dakota Visited by nearly three million people each year Used to be a sacred place for the Lakota tribe. Took 15 years to complete The lake behind mount Rushmore in “National Treasure” is not the … Continue reading

Creepy cemeteries

Creepy cemeteries

Ever wonder were old airplanes, dolls and retired Ben and Jerrys ice cream flavors lie to rest? Airplane Boneyards.  These graveyard are the most popular satellite pictures online (Google Earth). Most famous in the Southwestern United Stated deserts (Arizona, texas, california and New Mexico) because the dry conditions reduce corrosion. There are guided tours of … Continue reading

Happy Halloween! Get the brief

Happy Halloween! Get the brief

Facts you probably didn’t know about Halloween… and Encyclopedia Britannica did: Halloween had its origins in the festival of Samhain, end of the harvest season, among the Celts of ancient Britain and Ireland. November 1 was considered the end of the summer period, the date on which the herds were returned from pasture and land tenures were renewed. All saints day, November … Continue reading