Tag Archives: Hallowe’en

Another Scary Hallowe’en!

Last year, Hallowe’en brought us a blizzard, the Snowtober Blizzard, a weird, out-of-season storm. It devastated the trees here in our community, brought down power lines some of which weren’t repaired for weeks, closed down towns and cities and even, … Continue reading

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Hallowe’en: A Nightmare

Where have I been lately? Why hasn’t there been a new post here since October 28th? That’s simple. We’ve been living our own Hallowe’en nightmare. The snow began last Saturday afternoon, while we were happily watching Mozart’s Don Giovanni in … Continue reading

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Boo! (I Hope)

A recollection of Hallowe’en past, and a Youtube video that still packs enough  power to scare your pants off:   From ghoulies and ghosties And long-leggedy beasties And things that go bump in the night, Good Lord, deliver us! —–Scottish … Continue reading

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