Halloween

Happy Halloween!  I love this holiday for so many reasons, which is why I have orange lights in the tree outside my front door and pumpkins on my porch, even though I haven’t had children living at home to trick-or-treat in years. What I do have is nearly 100 trick-or-treaters from the neighborhood and some…

And so it begins, 2014: The Holidays are Here!

Last year my eighteen-year-old  son asked me to carve a pumpkin with him.  Do you have any idea how long it had been since we had carved a pumpkin?  I jumped at the chance and the memory will always be among my most precious. In my (as yet unpublished) novel, The People of the Green Hills, the…