Thirteen or so years ago, the Hubby and I bought a little Halloween decoration. It’s a small fountain in the shape of a tombstone with a pool of stones at the bottom. When you turn it on, it played spooky music and a small pump within the tombstone kept a stream of red blood-like liquid pouring from the top into the pool.It was a fun decoration and we enjoyed it for several years. Then, we moved and half of our belongings went into storage and remained there for 10 years before we were finally able to retrieve all of our things. Last year, we opened one of our storage boxes to find our spooky fountain. You can imagine my children’s thrill when we filled the pool with water and red food coloring. It didn’t play the spooky music anymore, but it was still fun to watch the fountain flow it a most spooky way.
Towards the end of October we started to notice that we could, very faintly, hear Christmas music coming from the fountain. Odd.
Now this year is here and we’ve pulled out our Halloween decorations, including the fountain. I addedsome water and turned it on. Very distinctly we heard Christmas tunes coming from our fountain. Santa Claus is Coming to Town and We Wish You a Merry Christmas played while the water poured from the top of the fountain to the skulls and stones below. It took away all spookiness and made the fountain quite comical.
|I don't know why Blogger keeps turning the picture sideways, but you get the idea of what the fountain looks like.|
Are you spooked out yet?