October 31, 2013

I love today. There is nothing about Hallowe’en that I don’t enjoy, except that it should be a federal holiday and I should get to stay home. Although, I am having a Hallowe’en party at work today, with a costume contest! And punch! And cupcakes! I might not want to miss that. ANYHOO! Today, in…

October 29, 2013

A couple of weeks ago, I decided that I would do NaNoWriMo this year to help me get back into some good writing habits. I did it (and won!) in 2005, and then gave further attempts in 2006 & 2007 (although I didn’t finish those years), and then I kind of just fell off the…

October 28, 2013

Yvonne is the big winner for my #allhallowsread book giveaway contest! This post was muchly delayed due to my kid being sick (again!). Nothing more horror-inducing than the vast amounts of mucus produced by a small human over the last week. Yvonne – email me at gazellesoncrack (at) gmail with your address and I’ll ship…

October 15, 2013

In 2010, author Neil Gaiman started a new tradition of giving away a scary book at Hallowe’en, because “…[T]here aren’t enough traditions that involve giving books.“ I participated as a book-giver-awayer in 2010 and 2011 for this awesome tradition of All Hallow’s Read. Last year, I did not, due to my residence in the Pits…

October 14, 2013

Alvie Bean is finally recovered from the plague. He was feeling pretty perky all weekend. We celebrated the end to the plague in three ways in three days: Day One Letting him pick out his own clothes   Day Two Singing Dancing Stomping in the Rain   Day Three Visiting the corn maze and pumpkin…

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