Category Archives: Halloween

Shadows and Spooks

Neighborhoods are decorated for Halloween. Some people add orange lights on trees. White spooks hang from branches.  Pumpkins galore on walkways.  Stuffed figures.  Squirrels sense the extra tasty morsels to be had. After cleaning up after pumpkin seeds from the … Continue reading

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A Vibrant Neighborhood

Around this time of year in late October, the weather is conducive to outdoor play. Children on bicycles and scooters abound amid gleeful shrieks. Homes and yards are decorated with a myriad of pumpkins, cobwebs, spiders, witches, tombstones and more. … Continue reading

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Boo! Happy Halloween!

  Growing up in rural Western Massachusetts, I recall my father raking the leaves into huge piles in late fall and good-naturedly allowing us to jump into the piles. With rosy red cheeks, we went into the kitchen to get … Continue reading

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