And, here is Sagan’s “Pale Blue Dot” essay read by another famous astrophysicist Professor Brian Cox.
It’s The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown was the first animated prime time special. It’s 44 years old this year.
Gavin and I watch it together, repeating all our favorite lines, as is the only way to watch a cult favorite!
My favorite lines are when Sally gives Linus what for when she realizes she’s wasted her whole evening in the pumpkin patch:
In related news it’s National Candy Corn Day!!!
Have you ever seen these cryptic symbols scrawled onto the driveways in your neighborhood during Halloween night?
It’s the Halloween Candy Code go check out what the symbols mean!
4 more days till Halloween!
I have a confession. I haven’t carved pumpkins yet this year! We usually wait until the last minute and then carve like crazy. Mostly because we hate to see our poor Jack’s mushy and droopy due to unseasonably warm weather in Oregon in October.
I really love these patterns form Janice Nadeau and Design Sponge! I’m going to have to try it out!
How to make spiderweb balloons: from Crafty Crafty
I’ve been a comic book fan for a very long time. Mike Mignola is one of the masters, Hellboy is one of the best! Really, who wouldn’t be charmed by a cigar chomping supernatural crime fighting demon born in hell but raised by a kindly professor?
Of course check out the movies too!
Like Professor Broom says: “There are things that go bump in the night. We’re the one that bump back.”
Glowing trick or treat bags!
Really cute project for school age kids from Holidash.
Sorry it’s late folks, we were on the road yesterday.
Bod is a child raised by the occupants of a graveyard and his godfather, Silas a vampire, after his family is murdered by an assassin.
And you thought being in your family was weird…try being the only one alive.
Go to Neil Gaiman’s web site and he’ll read you his story a chapter at a time.
Charming illustrations by Dave McKean