November 1st, 2013


Poem for Friday and Halloween Celebrations

Collapse )

I had a lovely Halloween -- I got to see dementordelta and finally give her a very belated birthday present and some Halloween goodies. We both agreed that she needed a day to relax, so we mostly watched happy stuff (Gambit, Hornblower's "The Duchess and the Devil" and "The Wrong War" plus the special on the British Navy narrated by Prince Edward) and ate pizza with extra cheese, her mom's zucchini bread, my husband's pumpkin pie, and too much Halloween candy.

Younger son got his first college admission: he got into Indiana University's Kelley School, which made him very happy because though IU is not his very first choice, he got into the business school directly. He went trick-or-treating as squid with his girlfriend's younger brothers, then went around our neighborhood with her. Meanwhile the rest of us visited the neighborhood's annual Halloween party, which this year had a Katniss, a Wolverine, several Batmans, and lots of Redskins:

Collapse )

Post-trick-or-treat TV has been Elementary. Good episode. Hope everyone had a good Halloween!