Happy, belated, Halloween to ya'll! I hope everyone had a fun, and safe night last night. Halloween is always so fun in college. There are always many parties to choose from and crazy costumes to wear. I came home this Halloween. For the first time in four years, Halloween fell on the weekend so I could come home for my Maw Maw (my grandmother, for all you non-Louisiana people) and my Moma's Birthdays! After we celebrated, I met up with my cousins to further celebrate All Hallows Eve. It was a great night. What did ya'll do? Any fun parties?...more
I put the kibosh on the unlimited Halloween candy fest the day after beggar’s night. The boys gorged for one glorious day.“Gorge!! Are you serious??” my 13-year old protests as he reads over my shoulder. “I had one Butterfinger on beggar’s night! The next morning, as soon as we woke up, you told us we could only have two pieces.”...more
Beyond the dignity-defying costumes (oh, but so entertaining!), there are numerous seasonal dangers that threaten our animal friends. You may already know that chocolate won't jive with Fido's innards, but what about chewing gum or raisins? Bad (for) doggie. Furthermore, with the onset of winter, use of anti-depressants goes up and more than 50 percent of all pet poisonings involve human drugs.