Halloween. In fact, my countdown to the holiday sometimes starts on the first of November, but really today is the day where I get on a Halloween timeline, so to speak. I will read horror stories, watch horror films and start decorating the house. often, I find the build up to the day more exciting the than the day itself (especially since this year Halloween is on a Monday).
It also means that I am going to look for a pumpkin to carve a Jack O'Lantern. As long time readers of this blog know, this is one of the most exciting part of all. I loooooove carving pumpkins. I also love the story of Jack O'Lantern. So to celebrate this countdown to Halloween, I have decided to put here on this blog a Youtube video telling the tale of Jack O'Lantern. It is told by a modern day witch/Pagan assocation. I am not big on neo-Paganism, but I liked this video. I have my own version of the Jack O'Lantern legend, which I might write on this blog one day. Until then, here it is: