Friday, October 31, 2008

Spooky Things

It's Halloween and time to think about "spooky" things. I'm listing 12 things that really creep me out.

1. Spiders

2. Snakes

3. Creaky houses

4. Slimy things

5. "Chainsaw" movies

6. Wild animal sounds in the night

7. Ghosts stories

8. A black cat crossing my path

9. A broken mirror

10. Warts

11. Bats

12. Spider webs

***Can you add to this list? Happy Halloween!!



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22 comments:

Jeannette said...

Rats, they are the one thing I cannot stand because they carry diseases. As for black cats, it is considered very lucky here if a black cat crosses your path. It is only in the U.S. they are considered unlucky. Wish I could have one cross my path right now. I have a hospital appointment on Monday, praying they do not find anything abnormal, not after last year. Happy Halloween.

Joanne said...

Oh I thought of another to add to your list - ominous rolls of thunder! Happy Halloween Wishes Barbara!

Terri Tiffany said...

You got most of my top spooky things--I hate going to Universal's Halloween Horror night. Did it once years ago and can't stand even seeing the commercials! Too spooky!

KKJD1 said...

Well theres not to much that scares me except scary movies and people who abuse drugs and alchol.
Love any animal rats snakes and well any animal. Never have believed in old wives tales or the such. Hope you have a happy halloween! Blessings, Karen

Janna Qualman said...

Ooh, you covered both that are highest on my list: spiders and wild animal noises at night. I think I'll add the sound of bats fluttering their wings so frenetically. Creeps.me.out.

Happy Halloween!

Barbara said...

Jeannette- That's interesting about the black cats. I don't like rats, either.

I wish you blessings on Monday. Please keep us informed. Prayers will follow you.

Barbara said...

Joanne- Especially on Halloween!!!!!

Barbara said...

Terri- I know some people who just love things like that, but it would really creep me out too much!!

Barbara said...

KKJD1- Were you always so brave? You might have a story there!

Barbara said...

Janna- My husband tried to encourage bats a few years ago. He wanted them here, to eat the bugs around our house, but they wouldn't even come near us. We have seen them flying at night though. So I know they exist here in the valley.

Donna M. Kohlstrom said...

Thanks for inviting me to your site! I love it! Will be a frequent visitor.

I hate being scared! I have visions of scarecrows sitting on porches and jumping out at me! Yikes!

Barbara said...

Donna- You glad you are joining us!!

Pat's Place said...

Sounds like a good creepy list. There might be a story with each thing on your creepy list--whys and wherefores and so on...

Barbara said...

Pat- I agree. I should run a contest asking for short stories.

Small Footprints said...

How about:

Dark Alleys

Reaching into garbage disposals

And hangup phone calls in the night

Have a wonderful weekend!

Small Footprints
http://reducefootprints.blogspot.com

Barbara said...

Footprints- Or the phone ringing at 2 AM...with having six children, that really frightens me!!

My Writer's Journal said...

I don't know if this was mentioned: I use to live out in the country and the one thing that would send chills up my spine was a pack of coyotes/wolves running in a field just as the sun hits the horizon and you are out on the porch enjoying the view. Happened to me...that was the quickiest I had ever ran (and I was 8 months pregnant at the time).

angstorycorner and mywritersjournal

Barbara said...

Writer- I've heard them myself in the country and it is very eerie!!!

Angie Ledbetter said...

Mean or hypocritical people. :) Happy Not-Spooky Halloween!

Lea and her Mustangs said...

Bats could be 1 to 10 and Rats beyond that. OOOOOOOOOOOOOOoo. And I DO NOT do scarey movies.

Barbara said...

Angie- I like people who are real and sincere, too.

Barbara said...

Lea- Ditto!!