‘Tis the Season

The Thanksgiving turkey is barely cooled and eaten by the time the holiday season bursts out in full force. An incongruously named day, Black Friday, is ironically the day designated to kick off the season of Light although many people have decorations up long before the Thanksgiving weekend and retailers decorate weeks before that. Personally…

The Haunt You Make

October is that wonderful magical month wedged between the start of autumn and the beginning of winter, the 10th page on the calendar, the month we choose to celebrate those things that scare us. Ghosts and goblins and witches and werewolves, all of the fantastical, supernatural and mystical dark creatures of ancient lore come out…

Olympic Dream

I have a confession to make. I cry during the Olympic games. It’s not out of sadness or regret. Rather it’s when I see a flip or a twist or an unbelievable move executed perfectly my throat gets tight and the tears flow from the sheer beauty and excellence I have just witnessed. Yes, we…