For some reason, I’d never been to Salem after a snowstorm.
But thanks to one last week that threw about a foot of cold white Frosty cells onto large areas of New England, that’s now been remedied.
|The Witch House looks spookier with icicles.|
I also inadvertently timed it for Salem’s So Sweet, a Valentine’s Day festival featuring ice sculptures and chocolate tastings. That was another first for me.
We somehow ended up spending 10 hours in Salem, met with a lot of friends at a lot of restaurants, drank too much, ate too much, tromped through a lot of snow, and had a good time.
The way we always do…in Salem.
|Ice bar at Rockafellas.|
|An ad for the upcoming exhibition of horror movie posters at PEM |
from the collection of Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett.
|The Grimshawe House is getting renovated.|
I hope that doesn't mean no more spooky house by the graveyard.
|Patrick Dougherty's What the Birds Know is still standing after close to two years.|
|My biggest surprise on this visit was learning that they'd cut down the massive tree |
behind the Nathaniel Hawthorne statue.
|Plenty of these signs around.|
|The Haunted Neighborhood...now a ghost town.|