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Gift HJ with an Improved Alexa Rating

As the year draws to a close and a new one prepares to begin, Haunt Jaunts is on a mission to improve its Alexa rating. That’s why we’re asking for some help. There’s something our fellow Jaunters can do to make a difference. Well, there’s a couple of things. We’ll get to that below. But

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The Colorful Sea Creatures Lining Cozumel’s Rafael E. Melgar

This week I decided to do something a bit different and participate in Budget Travelers Sandbox‘s Travel Photo Thursday. I’ve long wanted to share some photos I took of the fun sea creatures I encountered while strolling along Rafael E. Melgar, a.k.a. Cozumel’s tourist area main street. This seems like a good excuse. Hope you

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Movie Monday: Finnair Flight Crew Caught Doing Some Very Happy Dancing

I love, Love, LOVE when I fly and have a fun flight crew. It’s why I used to love Southwest. (Still do.) They always did (still do) something funny to lighten up the trip. But in the past few years, I’ve noticed other airlines copying the model. Some flight attendants sing customized ditties, others take

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Can You Help? Paranormal Group Collecting Donations to Benefit Cancer, Veterans & Mental Health

One of my sister’s shared a post on Facebook with me the other day. It was from a post Toni Morris of The Cattaraugus County Ghost Hunters made on her Facebook page. Toni and her team are doing a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. Well, that’s one of the charities they’re trying to benefit.

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2012 is Here!

Well, hello, 2012. It’s very nice to meet you. Do you know the rumor circulating about you? That according to the Mayan calendar the world is supposed to end during you? On December 21st, specifically. Many don’t buy into it. But many others do. Some have taken great pains to ensure their survival in case

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Does 1 Month Plus 3 Eclipses Equal Trouble?

Today I listened to Terence Guardino’s June 2011 video forecast for Virgos.  His very first sentences piqued my interest and flashed me back to my prognostications this past April: “Well, this is going to be a very volatile month, but more for world events, weather patterns, because there are three eclipses in a row. Which is pretty

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10 Super Freaky (and Freaking Awesome!) Pool Statues

Last week when I shared the Bigfoot, Aliens & Other Beasties link on HJ’s Facebook page, I mentioned it’d be the first of about three Friday Fun posts featuring some of Design Toscano’s coolest sculptures. (Which may now grow into four posts. I keep finding other sculpture genres to feature.) Anyway, for today’s Design Toscano Friday Fun installment I thought

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Ghosts of Storms Past: The Nashville Flood

A year ago, starting on May 1 and continuing into May 2, Nashville was assaulted with unrelenting rain. The result was too many inches of water in too little time. The rivers swelled, unable to hold it, and spilled over. Land, homes, and people who weren’t expecting the waters to rise like they did (fast, furious

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