Monday, October 31, 2011

Shocktober 10/31/11

Your humble correspondent as Elwood Blues, Halloween 1980.

Sunday, October 30, 2011

Shocktober 10/30/11

HMB 2011

More photos from the mindscape that is HMB, including one with actual people (VB, JB and Dee, to be exact) and one of Olivia observing all.

On the Way to Work This Morning...

Saturday, October 29, 2011

Shocktober 10/29/11

Some of the many fascinating, frightening sights to be seen by visitors to La Casa del Terror tonight for the annual HMB!

Friday, October 28, 2011

The Devil Made Her Do It

My coworker Angela not only dressed up as Regan from "The Exorcist" this year, but assembled a whole set on which to play the role to the hilt (as seen in the photos below).

At Lunch Today...

The fountains in Daley Center Plaza run orange in tribute to Halloween. I used to have an apartment that ran orange from the faucets. That was less festive.

On the Way Home Last Night...

The neighborhood seasonal store hasn't even waited until the Halloween stuff is down before putting the Christmas stuff up.

Shocktober 10/28/11

I found this little seasonal tealight holder in my neighborhood Village Discount Outlet, still in the box it came in when some Halloween reveler bought it at Kmart for $2.44 many years ago.

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Sunday, October 23, 2011

On the Way to Work This Morning...


For dessert last night: Ben & Jerry's Pumpkin Cheesecake ice cream. So bad for me, but sooooooo good.

Shocktober 10/23/11

Saturday, October 22, 2011

Friday, October 21, 2011


Two of my uber-bosses just came by with a cart full of mini-cupcakes, many of them Halloween-themed (with equally season-appropriate napkins). Isn't this wee ghostie cute? Won't stop me from eating it, though,

Where I Was Last Night