Tag Archives: Halloween

Thoughts on October 31

“Sometimes it’s the crazy people who turn out to be not so crazy.”~Kevin Spacey, American actor My thoughts: Happy Halloween!

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Thank you, evil ex-Boss (a nod to Halloween)

“Don’t dream it; Be it.”~Dr. Frank-N-Furter, A Scientist Thank you for being a horrible boss. Thank you for driving me so crazed that I quit. Without my day choked by you, I explored different avenues and experiences. I had fun … Continue reading

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A fabulous #WeekendCoffeeShare with friends, football and Frappes

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

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Five prompts to smack down Writer’s Block

“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

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Marshmallow Peeps, ghosts and friendship: a #ThrowbackThursday post

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

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One word describes my #ROW80 midweek checkin

“Happiness depends on ourselves.”~Aristotle, Greek philosopher I’ll admit, I’ve been feeling guilty about not #ROW-ing down the river. Figuratively, of course; I neither own a boat nor would I take it out in this cold weather if I did. So … Continue reading

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WolfHowlings in review: 2014

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

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Why is it always cold and rainy on Halloween?

“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

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A peek inside the life of a writer

“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!):

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Betwixt and Betweed for a Halloween-inspired Zentangle

“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

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A fanciful twist on a Halloween party

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

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Sweven at Eleven

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

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Autumn is the best season because…

“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

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Travels, tangles and taste of friendship

“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

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Full-size candy bars and Nano Day 0

“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

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Zentangle and conquering fear

“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

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'Twas a spooky Halloween party…Boo!

‘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

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Halloween Blog Party: join the fun Oct 26

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

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Anniversary love and Happy Holidays!

“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

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My Sketchbook Project 2013 on tour

“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.

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