I Want Candy: The Strangeloves

Posted October 30, 2020 by katry
Categories: Video

Superstition: Stevie Wonder

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Categories: Video

This Is Halloween: Marilyn Manson

Posted October 30, 2020 by katry
Categories: Video

Punky Punkin: Rosemary Clooney

Posted October 30, 2020 by katry
Categories: Video

Posted October 30, 2020 by katry
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“A person should always choose a costume which is in direct contrast to her own personality.”

Posted October 30, 2020 by katry
Categories: Musings

The rain has stayed around. Last night it was heavy, and I woke up to the patter on the roof. When I got downstairs, Henry really needed out so out he went. He peed at his tree which has a permanent wet spot and then he raced to the backyard for the next part of his morning ritual. He is now upstairs napping. It has been strenuous for the poor, wet boy.

Of course, I need to go out. It’s for dog food again. I’ll also buy all his treats and the cat food and treats.

The sky is getting much lighter, but that is a ruse, trickery. The weather calls for rain on and off all day. The high will be 46˚. The low makes me gasp, 36˚. That’s winter. Where is my down comforter?

When I was a kid, today would have lasted forever. First it is Friday, and second, it is the day before Halloween. It was time to finalize my costume. My mother was an artist at designing Halloween costumes. She’d scour the house for the bits and pieces she needed. Mostly we didn’t have full face masks. We had Lone Ranger masks. Make-up was liberally applied on our faces. I was once a hobo with a dirty face. I remember one of my sisters was a ballerina in a tutu. My two sisters traveled together in our neighborhood which had a million kids. My brother and I went far a field. We carried pillow slips instead of bags. I think we hoped we’d fill it. We never did. We never even came close.

Once we got home, we’d dump our candy into big bowls. High level negotiations were next. With bowls in hand we’d sit and trade candy. We also picked out stuff like popcorn balls and tossed them. In those days, candy was often in little paper bundles tied at the top. A lot of the bundles had candy corn. They were never my favorites. I used to keep my bowl under my bed so I’d have easy access. It never took long for the candy to disappear.

I hope I have kids because I have all those candy bars I love, and I’d hate them to go to waste.

Will You Be My Friend? The Roches

Posted October 29, 2020 by katry
Categories: Video

Mrs. Toad’s Cookies: Klaatu

Posted October 29, 2020 by katry
Categories: Video

Uncle Toad Said: Gordon Lightfoot

Posted October 29, 2020 by katry
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Posted October 29, 2020 by katry
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