Dog-gone Spell Reversal

Dog-gone Spell Reversal

During the divorce negotiations, the dog went to my ex. He's since reconsidered and I was notified today I'll be keeping the dog from now on. I had chosen to shut out how much I missed having Caesar in my life on a daily basis. I'm beyond excited to have him home full-time; he's putting up with the hugs and the costume because that's the kind of dog he is. Woman's best friend. Continue reading

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween!

I found the above picture while looking for my favorite Jack O' Lanterns on Flickr. This is one of the most adorable pictures I've seen. It was taken by KoKo Crispy. While little Jocelyn is just beginning, my children are past the Trick or Treating age. Although I am somewhat happy to not have the mad rush of Halloween parties and costume creation, I'm also a wee bit sad for the same reasons. Thank goodness I still get to deliver candy to the neighborhood little ones, they're always so much Continue reading

The Great Pumpkin Staging Ground

The Great Pumpkin Staging Ground

If Charlie Brown lived in Commerce I'm sure he'd be waiting for the Great Pumpkin here. Continue reading

Dropping Pumpkins

Dropping Pumpkins

Sounds like a mellow version of the band Smashing Pumpkins band but it's actually an activity... and before you say, "why?" like I did, watch the video... Looks like fun doesn't it? Wondering how to grow your very own giant pumpkin? Get the instructions at GiantPumpkins.com! Continue reading

Deadly Photography

Deadly Photography

As we bump up against the eve of Halloween, I thought I would share a little known fact about me. I LOVE cemeteries. When I had time to pursue hobbies, I'd photograph them all the time, particularly while traveling. When most tourists are searching for famous landmarks, I'd be determining which graveyard I wanted to photograph. My preference is cemeteries a hundred years or older; I love the ornate family vaults, the history found on the headstones and the landscaped expanses of large Continue reading