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Tag Archives: Halloween
“Sometimes it’s the crazy people who turn out to be not so crazy.”~Kevin Spacey, American actor My thoughts: Happy Halloween!
If we were having coffee…. Thanks for coming over to my house today. I hope Keurig coffee is okay today. Excuse the mess on the table, but I hosted my annual Halloween Crop at Casa de la Hirsch last night, … Continue reading
“I learned that if you want to make it bad enough, no matter how bad it is, you can make it.”~Gale Sayers, American athlete I was going to write about Writer’s Block, but I have writer’s block. Small, random prompts … Continue reading
I’m happy I stumbled upon the Throwback Thursday Link Party. There’s a lot of #tbt flopping out there on social media, but a lot of it is selfish. Look at me! Me me me!! It’s all about me!! People post … Continue reading
Every year, WordPress prepares an annual report for the blogs hosted on its site. Right about now, everyone is posting the stats on their sites, so far be it from me to not be hip and trendy. I posted 539 … Continue reading
“Life is one big road with lots of signs.”~Bob Marley, Jamaican musician I’m in Michigan and it’s the end of October. It’s no surprise that the weather is cold and rainy this time of year, but it’s Halloween and the … Continue reading
“It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness.”~Charles Spurgeon, British clergyman Take a peek inside a morning in the life of a freelance writer (me!):
“Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.”~Harriet Beecher Stowe, American writer Focus. Staying focused. Focus can be good, so that distractions don’t sway you from your goal. Focus can be bad … Continue reading
The party’s tonight, what’s there to do? Halloween planning and costumes and food. Time to go shopping for last minute treats, spooky decorations and lots of good eats! Decorations and favors chosen with care will make this party one festive … Continue reading
I just could not–would not–fall victim to the cliche title “Eleven is Heaven.” Sweven works well; go look up the definition. It’s my annual Happy Anniversary to Us post. This time…well, you can guess the number of years we’re celebrating … Continue reading
“Today you are you, truer than true. There is no one alive that is you-er than you.”~Dr. Seuss, American writer I don’t understand beach people or winter people when fall is the best time of the year. Summer people vacation … Continue reading
“Everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.”~Richard Evans, American clergyman Reviewing my life last month was…wow. I published a book: Mom, Star Trek and Las Vegas: A Grand Adventure and my husband saw my Sketchbook … Continue reading
“If human beings had genuine courage, they’d wear their costumes every day of the year, not just on Halloween.”~Doug Coupland, Canadian writer If you missed the Halloween Blog Party last week, festivities are still swinging and bopping. Pop on over … Continue reading
“When one’s mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear.”~Rosa Parks, American activist If you missed this weekend’s Halloween Blog Party, the festivities are still swinging. Stop on over for some spooky … Continue reading
‘Twas the night of Halloween . . . ‘Twas the night of Halloween when all through the house all the creatures were stirring from owls to the mouse. . . . . . . The punkins were lined by the … Continue reading
It’s that time of year again: A Fanciful Twists’ annual Halloween Blog Party! To see the parties that this site has hosted, check out the 2012 party here and the 2011 party here. If you want to learn more about or … Continue reading
“Don’t marry the person you think you can live with; marry only the individual you think you can’t live without.”~James Dobson, American psychologist Celebrations. Eleven years ago today, my husband proposed to me. (I said “Yes.”) The romantic that he … Continue reading
“It is not so much our friends’ help that helps us, as the confidence of their help.”~Epicurus, Greek philosopher Scenes from The Sketchbook Project Tour in Philly.