Tag Archives: Halloween costumes

Smurfs in the Lobby

It’s pre-dusk on Halloween as I stand outside watching trick-or-treaters, annoyed our building doesn’t participate since the board voted against it. Such tight asses they are, making you wonder, were they ever kids before they became such pompous party poopers? … Continue reading

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Shiver Me Timbers

I wrote this piece way back in 2011.  Has remained a favorite of mine.  My blog was new…I was excited while Tom Waits crooned in my ear. I’m quite fond of the expression shiver me timbers thanks to my dad … Continue reading

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Helloween With Mom

  I always loved Halloween, and not just for the candy, although what a concept if you’re a little kid. Sugar in bulk. My only complaint was my annual handmade costume my dear mother would refer to as, Ha Couture, … Continue reading

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Shiver Me Timbers

Originally posted on athingirldotcom:
I wrote this piece way back in 2011.  Has remained a favorite of mine.  My blog was new…I was excited while Tom Waits crooned in my ear. I’m quite fond of the expression shiver me timbers…

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