Friday Leftovers . . .

Man . . . I missed National Grouch Day (October 15). So perturbed I missed the perfect excuse for my demeanor ………

Here. Have some of this . . .

and this . . .

Hill of Witches, Lithuania

On one of the most beautiful and oldest parabolic dunes in Juodkrantė, Lithuania, the forest is alive with a vast array of fairy-tale creatures, witches, demons, kings, princesses, fisherman and devils. Known as the Hill of Witches (Raganų kalnas), this public trail through the woods takes visitors on a trip through the most well-known legends and stories in Lithuanian folk history.

and don’t forget this . . .

Howard Johnsons Children’s Menu (1968)

Have some Holmes . . .

Some complete Game of Thrones randomness . . .

And just for good measure, the 125th anniversary of Jack the Ripper . . .

Letters From Hell — The “Jack the Ripper” Murders

This year and month mark the 125th anniversary of the reign of terror that the “Jack the Ripper” murders held over the world. Jack the Ripper is the best-known name given to an unidentified and notorious Victorian murderer who became the first internationally known serial killer. He was active in the largely impoverished areas in and around the Whitechapel district of London in 1888. His name originated in one of several letters written by someone claiming to be the murderer. Within the crime case files as well as journalistic accounts, the killer was known as “the Whitechapel Murderer” as well as “Leather Apron”. The letters were sent in September and October of 1888 and are believed to be written by Jack the Ripper himself, though scholars debate over their authenticity.

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