Posts Tagged: halloween

The perfect excuse

When I first moved out of Mom’s house (I don’t count being away at college), I was lucky enough to get a little 2/2 condo in Tamarac, just about a mile from the entrance to the Florida Turnpike.

It was … Read the rest

Halloween on my mind

I can’t help it. You have your favorite holidays and I have mine.

What makes Halloween special to me is “Wow!”-ing the kids. Part of that is in crafting my special goody bags. Part of that is designing a fun … Read the rest

I lied

Okay, kids, time for me to fess up. I’m a fibber. A prevaricator. A deceiver. An obfuscator. I lied.

Here is the sad tale of my misleading you:

Frequently, during this Halloween season of posts, I’ve made mention that I … Read the rest

Top this!

I was having lunch with my Dad and Stepmom and I was talking about how happy I was with the decorations this year. My only concern, I said, was how I was going to top it next year. He said … Read the rest

Late, not dead

When I first started cogitating about this post and the headline, I got sidetracked thinking about why people use the term “late” for recently deceased. It’s not morbidity; it’s a love of words that impels me.

Before checking, I came … Read the rest

Well, gee, I had to do it anyway

Now that Mom Nature and I have reaffirmed our precious relationship, it’s time to review the visit of Hurricane Matthew as an opportunity, rather than a trial.

For example, Halloween fast approaches. Along with that spooky holiday is the scary … Read the rest

Mom is bugging me again

Whew. Yesterday’s post was about as controversial and provocative as I have ever been on this blog. I feel cleared out and renewed and now believe I can go the remaining 39 days in this blackboard-scratching presidential election without another … Read the rest