Hi friends! First of all, thank you to everyone who has donated to my mother’s GoFundMe that I mentioned last week. I cannot express how much that means to me.
Halloween is in a few days and it is my absolute favorite holiday. I was talking to a couple coworkers today and Halloween is also a favorite of most of my team at my day job. We came to the conclusion that Halloween is the one holiday without a lot of baggage or expectations. No required extended family time, no expected gifts, can be celebrated widely by non-religious people without the feelings of exclusion around other holidays, doesn’t have the amount of white supremacist roots that Thanksgiving and Fourth of July have. Just creepy and silly and candy. Spectator Books had this artwork on their sandwich board when I passed by the other day and it gave me multiple levels of joy: