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Halloween | Halloween

mark-j-janssen's picture
Walking outside this morning two weeks before Halloween the world had an unearthly silence.  The sky was black.  Just below the tops of the trees I spied the luminescent full moon through the bare branches.  It was still two hours before dawn.  I looked around feeling as though...
jm-cornwell's picture
The holidays are nearly upon me, kicking of my favorite time of year with Halloween, but this year Halloween will be with me a month or so longer this year since I'm busy making my HalloXmas stockings for a friend's boys. I came up with a work around and a pattern I already had to incorporate the...
kristen-houghton's picture
Halloween is a time when it is said that the veil between our living world and the world beyond thins and allows those living and those passed over to connect.  For a Halloween treat 99 cents buys you this award-winning YA e-story about relationships and a sisterly love that lasts...
michael-warren's picture
I remember a time when no one thought of Halloween until at least a week after Columbus Day. As the Pinta, Nina and the Santa Maria vanished from classroom walls, the orange, black and yellow construction paper rose to the top of the stack in the teacher's closet. Bulletin boards in the school...
terry-spear's picture
If I don’t have to go anywhere, I love fog. It reminds me of “The Fog.” Or any other creepy foggy story where who knows what lurks in it. It reminds me of Halloween. It usually means the heat is mixing with a cold front for our area, and that’s even better. This fog was even thicker earlier and I...
terry-spear's picture
Oct1 You thought I skipped Halloween, didn’t you? With releasing A SEAL Wolf Christmas early!!! But I love all things that go bump in the night. So here is a fun and easy treat to make for that Halloween night of spooky movies. Black olives cut up to look like spiders on deviled eggs! And then...
mark-miller's picture
Authors in the Park is coming to historic Lakeside Inn in Mount Dora. Saturday, October 5th, JLB Creatives presents Authors in the Park – Booktoberfest from 2 to 5pm on the lawn in front of the quaint town’s iconic landmark hotel, AIP spokesman Mark Miller, said today.  Booktoberfest combines...
james-hoch's picture
My favorite season is rapidly approaching–Halloween. A while back I wrote about being scared and some reasons why we like to be frightened. (see my blog---On Being Scared.) So as we creep into the season of monsters and things that go bump in the night, it’s fun to revisit and remember what compels...
pamela-conway-caruso's picture
If you haven’t seen/heard Lewis Black’s rant about candy corn, I recommend it! Maybe he’ll bless us this Halloween with another performance – it’s copyright protected online…sigh.    
lisa-jey-davis's picture
Admit it. The title grabbed you, didn’t it?  My Man, a Dallas Cowboy Cheerleader and Replacement Refs? And I’d wager a bet it was the Dallas Cowboy Cheerleader that made you click. I prefer to think it was mention of my man that made ya’ click, but since, for all you know, my guy is...