Weekend Birthday Trip – Spooky Fun, Here We Come!

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My birthday is the 27th of October, so my husband and I are going away for the weekend to Louisville, Kentucky (about 2 hours away or so) to find some spooky Halloween fun. I love to visit places that are supposedly haunted or paranormal, so we plan to go to a haunted sanatorium which used to be a tuberculosis hospital in the early 1900s, during the “White Plague”. Needless to say, there was a lot of tragedy there, which seems to breed hauntings.

We also plan to try to find a cursed “witch’s tree” and visit one of the local cemeteries to see KFC’s Colonel Sanders’ gravesite. I need to decide on something to leave at each site as a gift. It is recommended to leave ketchup packets at the Colonel’s grave, but I don’t really get that as I don’t think of ketchup at all when I think of KFC. I’m more likely to think of BBQ sauce, gravy, and honey for my biscuits. As for the witch, what do witches like? Especially nasty ones that will curse you if you don’t please them?

We also might do a little bit of antique shopping and visit a candy shoppe there if we have time. A lot of that depends on how well I hold up though. With Ehlers Danlos, CFS, Fibromyalgia, and chronic back and feet issues, I have to be careful to not overdo it too much. I know I will come back exhausted and sore and need to recuperate for a few days, but I don’t want to have to recuperate for weeks if I can help it!

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24 thoughts on “Weekend Birthday Trip – Spooky Fun, Here We Come!

      1. I always found it interesting how we desperately try to stay connected to the world even after our death. Most people don’t want to be ghosts, but deep inside we want to know that everything doesn’t just end when we pass away.

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  1. Oooo this sounds fantastic! Have an amazing time in Louisville. And, as I’m a day late reading this…

    ♥🌷HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you, Happy Birthday To You, Happy Biiiirthdaaaay dear Marandaaaaaa, Happy Birthday To YOUUUUU! ♥🌷

    Caz xxxx

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