When you drop by my little site, please leave with an armful of bright orange pumpkin. Carry it, cradle it, hug it to your breast. It is yours to do with as you will. You can do no wrong as long as it brings you joy and makes you smile. Carve it or cook it. … Continue reading FOR EVERYONE, A PUMPKIN
Halloween was always a special holiday for my group of friends. From the early 1970s, we held an annual Halloween party. Each year, we descended on a friend’s parent’s summer house in the Berkshires. The house was not huge, but we were young and found places to sleep, even if it was on the floor or … Continue reading THE DEVIL IN MISS JONES
It's only been 95 years ... just a blip on the monitor of history. But it's been a long wait for Red Sox fans, to see them win a World Series in Fenway Park. Tonight the magic worked. The third series in a decade and the first clinch of the Series at home. WE DID … Continue reading WINNERS OF THE 2013 WORLD SERIES, RED SOX DO IT AT FENWAY IN 6!!!
I love their shapes, textures, colors. They aren't edible and are grown entirely as decorations. I find them weird and wonderful, beautiful in a strange, gaudy way. I love having baskets of them around the house from Halloween through Thanksgiving.
It's not Halloween yet, but the posts are up on Facebook proclaiming that "Merry Christmas" is the only correct way to greet people during this season of fellowship and good cheer. To say "Happy Holidays" is anti Christmas. Anti Christian. Part of an international plot to destroy Christmas. What, you didn't know that? Well, neither … Continue reading HAPPY WHATEVER