Wolfsbane, What’s The Big Deal? #AtoZChallenge

This is part of the A-to-Z blog challenge for April. My theme is legends and legendary creatures (both real and fiction). I hope you enjoy following along! Wolfsbane, What It Is If you've ever watched any sort of horror movie or TV show, then no doubt you've heard Wolfsbane mentioned. Said to be a dangerous substance … Continue reading Wolfsbane, What’s The Big Deal? #AtoZChallenge

River Vampire Fish, Yes it’s real #AtoZChallenge

This is part of the A-to-Z blog challenge for April. My theme is legends and legendary creatures (both real and fiction). I hope you enjoy following along! Vampire Fish It's official name is Payara, but many like to refer to it as a vampire fish because of...well, I think it's pretty obvious. 😉 (above is a … Continue reading River Vampire Fish, Yes it’s real #AtoZChallenge

Urayuli the Hairy Beast! #AtoZChallenge

This is part of the A-to-Z blog challenge for April. My theme is legends and legendary creatures (both real and fiction). I hope you enjoy following along! Urayuli Urayuli are mythical creatures said to live in the woodland areas of southwestern Alaska. Stories describe them as 10 feet tall with long shaggy fur and luminescent eyes. Their long, … Continue reading Urayuli the Hairy Beast! #AtoZChallenge

The Icicle Woman of Japan #AtoZChallenge

This is part of the A-to-Z blog challenge for April. My theme is legends and legendary creatures (both real and fiction). I hope you enjoy following along! Tsurara Onna The Japanese tale of the "Icicle Woman." Deep in the forest, a lonely young man stared out his cabin window into a cold winter day. An icicle … Continue reading The Icicle Woman of Japan #AtoZChallenge

Serpopard the Serpent-leopard, how creative #AtoZChallenge

This is part of the A-to-Z blog challenge for April. My theme is legends and legendary creatures (both real and fiction). I hope you enjoy following along! Serpopard Serpoprd Serplard...that's a tongue-twister This is a mythical animal from Ancient Egyptian and Mesopotamian art. The word "serpopard" comes from "serpent" and "leopard" combined, so named because the creatures bear the body of a … Continue reading Serpopard the Serpent-leopard, how creative #AtoZChallenge

Ramidreju the Weasel Gold Digger #AtoZChallenge

This is part of the A-to-Z blog challenge for April. My theme is legends and legendary creatures (both real and fiction). I hope you enjoy following along! Ramidreju Gold Digger (say that three-times fast 😉 ) From Cantabria mythology in northern Spain, the Ramidreju is a weasel-like creature said to be born once every hundred years from … Continue reading Ramidreju the Weasel Gold Digger #AtoZChallenge

Qilin the Dragon-like #AtoZChallenge

Part of the A-to-Z blog challenge. My theme is legends and legendary creatures (both real and fiction). I hope you enjoy following along! Qilin of Asia A mythical hooved creature from Chinese and Asian culture, said to appear with the arrival or passing of a sage or great ruler, and seen as a good omen. The qilin is described … Continue reading Qilin the Dragon-like #AtoZChallenge

Panotti of the Big Ears #AtoZChallenge

Part of the A-to-Z blog challenge. My theme is legends and legendary creatures. I hope you enjoy following along! Panotti of the Big Ears This legend comes from the ancient encyclopedic works "Natural History of both the real and the imaginative," published by Pliny the Elder in AD 77-79 (Yep, it's that old). It's one of the … Continue reading Panotti of the Big Ears #AtoZChallenge

Onions, What Vampires Fear #AtoZChallenge

Part of the A-to-Z blog challenge. My theme is legends and legendary creatures. I hope you enjoy following along! Onions & Garlic, the Vampire Repellent So what is it with garlic and onions? Why do monsters and vampires fear it, hate it, run away from it? Come along with me as we speculate the reasons why! (onions … Continue reading Onions, What Vampires Fear #AtoZChallenge

Nian the Chinese Monster #AtoZChallenge

Part of the A-to-Z blog challenge. My theme is legends and legendary creatures. I hope you enjoy following along! Nian the Chinese Monster Legend tells of a huge beast resembling a lion, bearing horns on its head, named by the locals "Nian." There are variations of the tale, but this one states that at every New Year's … Continue reading Nian the Chinese Monster #AtoZChallenge