Monthly Archives: October 2016

A most-haunted jaunt.

The morning had a Halloween-type air about it … no, not just the décor, but also the gray and dismal sky, and, it had rained earlier, because, when I set out, large portions of moisture darkened the sidewalk and driveway. … Continue reading

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Who will draw first blood?

It was a chilling morning … well, perhaps chilly, would be the more-appropriate description for it. The brisk weather for the journey and a great collection of ghoulish and gory souls along the way … well, they just add to … Continue reading

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Oh, the weather outside is frightful …

Oops … wrong holiday and wrong season! But, in my defense, the weather, during the course of the last week, felt very Fallish and awfully frightful, with all this cold and blustery air, and, not just falling temps, but all … Continue reading

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“Mummified” is the word of the day.

It was only 40 degrees with a “real feel” of 34 when I stepped out this morning – what happened to that beautiful weather we had for my last walk just this past Wednesday? The morning was sunny and very … Continue reading

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Skullduggery.

It was a beautiful weather day. My favorite meteorologist, Paul Gross, prefaced the impending cold spell by proclaiming: “You KNOW we’ve been living on borrowed time.  After all, it’s the middle of October!” That warning didn’t sound good. Well, so … Continue reading

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Leaning to the left …

… and the right. … and backward … and forward too. No, this isn’t some sort of political commentary. Nor, is it the title to the animated chant we cried out circa 1972, while we cheered on our Lincoln Park … Continue reading

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First, he swept her off her feet …

I saw Mr. and Ms. Broom decorating a homeowner’s garden and knew the pair would be perfect for my Sweetest Day post. Corny as it sounds, can we assume that after Mr. Broom swept Ms. Broom off her feet, they … Continue reading

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