It’s nothing like the over-the-top haunted house we did in Manhattan Beach, but our few Halloween decorations are up. I had to put them inside because the children in our neighborhood are much too young for these terrifying ghouls! Lights, animation, sound…
Everyone who knows me is aware of my ongoing efforts to needle those who claim we have a War of Christmas1. I came across this Facebook post from a mutual friend of ours (Thanks, Bill!) that made me laugh out loud. The idea and the photo are his clever mind, not mine. I just share.… Continue reading
Those who know me know that Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday by far. This past Thanksgiving1 was an extended holiday.
Steve spent about a week out on the west coast and cooked his best Thanksgiving meal ever! Delicious. In our typical fashion of trying to minimize waist2, we did’t cook a turkey—just a ham. He cooked on … Continue reading
Well, unlike Steve, who is dressing up like a leprechaun today, I’m wearing a more “conservative” Halloween outfit today: your basic black. They say that black is slimming. I looked for the blackest black I own. 🙂
I’m not sure if one wishes others a “happy” Halloween—maybe a horrifying one is more apropos?
At any rate, these images have come through my RSS aggregator over the past week. They are truely frightening; so, I thought I would share. I’m just sweet that way.
This first is one of several face makeup ideas for the season. Click on … Continue reading
[dropcap]T[/dropcap]o celebrate this season in Christian faith, let’s pause to remember who Jesus of Nazareth actually was. I quote from Michael Schulson’s interview with Reza Aslan in Salon magazine:
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Loved it. Laughed out loud. Everyone has been there!*
* Yes, I’m a week late, but I’m getting caught up on blogsy things today!… Continue reading
I really like living in Sausalito. It’s the smallest town I’ve ever lived in (between 6,000 and 7,000 residents); yet, I feel as though I live in a big city with San Francisco just across the bridge. And then there is the Marin Headlands in the back yard…
But I was recently reminded that I do in fact live … Continue reading
Look carefully at my Solstice Gnome. Who does he look like that’s been in the news for his prejudiced remarks lately?
- Jesus is white? (Riiiiiiight!! And the manger accepted the Gold