Monthly Archives: November 2013

Thanksgiving Tradition and Cats

I am writing this while listening to Alice’s Restaurant by Arlo Guthrie.For a lot of people, especially veterans and lefties, this song is required listening on Thanksgiving. For that reason, I’m including a video of it at the end of … Continue reading

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The Blessed Day

My daughter was getting married. I suppose it was the happiest day of my life, succeeding my own marriage, and then my second marriage. My own baby girl, who had worshipped me, hated me, idolized me, and tolerated me, was … Continue reading

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Expectations of Halloween

I have always known Halloween was special to me, known it in my bones. The ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, the new year, the change from a time of harvest and plenty to the dark and careful winter when the … Continue reading

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