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Costume Ideas our Grandparents Taught Us...

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Back Before the Invention of Zombies

Halloween didn't become the Big Event it is today until the 1950s, and only in the last 10 or 15 years has it become the all-out extravaganza it is, now, in the 2010s.

Weird Photo Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

Weird Photo Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

Frock out! Freak out! 

Three exotic dancers having fun! These women seem to take delight in their wonderful and exotic costumes. In this Harry Rhoads photograph we see them showing off their costumes.

Weird Photo Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

Weird Photo Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

Crazy costumes and some pigs!

For Weird Photo Wednesday we have some folks with crazy costumes, missing teeth, and three pigs. The pigs are the only normal things in this photograph!

Weird Photo Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

Weird Photo Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

Happy St. Patrick's Day!

We want to wish everyone a happy St. Patrick's Day for Weird Photo Wednesday. Party responsibly or you may wind up dressed like these two!

Weird Photo Wednesday, November 9th, 2011

Weird Photo Wednesday, November 9th, 2011

Clowning around at the Fire Department.  

These clowns don't look so happy for this Weird Photo Wednesday, November 9th. Maybe they should have just stayed with the job of putting out fires.