With October Comes Gloom

And when I say gloom, I’m not wanting to evoke Halloweenish things like bellowing ghosts in graveyards, black cats crossing an empty street at night, giant jack-o-lanterns eating an entire village, etc. etc. That would be too happy for me … Continue reading

Colonial Halloween Parties

I am still trying to extract toasty Halloween feelings from this lovely October toaster, even though I just really miss my toasty best friend and wish so much that he were with me for this autumn weather. I don’t understand … Continue reading

The Halloween Purples

Aside from Cinderella’s pumpkin carriage, pumpkins aren’t that wonderful. People get really exhilarated about the pumpkin flavored confections and drinks that are resurrected in the fall, but I am steadfastly partial to hazelnut, mocha, and caramel. Carving pumpkins is hardly … Continue reading