Monthly Archives: October 2013

Greetings and salutations and best witches to all!

Well, Halloween is finally here, complete with its own very real weather special effects. You just can’t make this stuff up. There are predictions of thunderstorms and howling winds gusting to 45 mph for the evening hours – well, you … Continue reading

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Pre-Halloween Heebie-jeebies.

It’s Halloween Eve so what an ideal time to venture into the occult just a tad. I love this picture of the black cat – doesn’t it look real enough to jump out at you? When I saw the picture … Continue reading

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Candy is dandy, but …

… it causes cavities. How’s your Halloween candy stash holding up? Be honest and raise your hand if you had to go out and buy more goodies for the ghouls and goblins that will be arriving at your house two … Continue reading

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“Who was that masked man, anyway?”

Now there’s just a handful of days to get your Halloween duds ready. The costume stores were probably busy this past weekend with all the house parties. Growing up I heard the story told and re-told about my stint as … Continue reading

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Hail to the Great Pumpkin.

This morning was the first substantial walk I got in this week. While it wasn’t a perfect Fall Day, at least the sun was shining. I was surprised there weren’t more leaves on the ground after Saturday’s blustery weather, but … Continue reading

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Whoa – hold onto your hat!!!

Today’s blustery and beyond-brisk temps remind me that the prediction by the Farmers’ Almanac of a cold and snowy Winter here in the Midwest sounds pretty darn credible. Yesterday, the weathermen kept touting 40 mph wind gusts and plummeting temps … Continue reading

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It’s definitely warm and woolly sweater weather!

This morning was brutal indeed. I shut the outside water off last weekend and it appears not a moment too soon with very low temps and a wind chill of 27 degrees this morning! It is much, much too soon … Continue reading

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