Sunday, October 31, 2010

Happy Halloween

Halloween is my favorite holiday. The nights are getting cool – a bigger deal in Texas than you chilly-weather folk can imagine. The occasional tree has changed colors, and my sweetgum is a gorgeous shade of burgundy. Kids drop by in costume, begging for candy. I adore costumes, even the store-bought kind.

Only five children wandered so far out into the boonies this year, a record for this house. When I lived in town I’d get hundreds of Trick or Treaters, but a few miles on a dirt road discourages most callers. But I was pleased to see my youngest grand-nieces and nephew, who arrived as a sorceress, a princess, a cute little devil in a red dress, and Mrs. and Baby Santa Claus.

I have a bit of news – I’m honored to have been invited to join the Sisterhood of the Traveling Blog. That means you’ll hear from me on the fourth Wednesday of each month. Thank you, Lydia, Laura, Danyelle, and the retiring Zoe – I hope you new endeavors go well.

Happy Halloween, everyone!


  1. Yay! Welcome to the sisterhood!!!!

  2. Hi! I saw your blog featured on the same list as mine at Lucky Press's blog. Wonderful to meet you! Congrats on becoming part of the Sisterhood; I always enjoy those posts. Good luck with NaNo :)

  3. Growing up we lived in the boonies and rarely got any kids (Ha, more candy for me!) but now I live in the city and we get em by the truckloads. I love seeing all the costumes every year.

    Grats on the guest blogging news--that's great!

    Angela @ The Bookshelf Muse


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