Lydia's daycare is celebrating its "Fall Festival" today, no doubt in response to those who fear the infliction of religion; the Winter Festival's in a couple months.
Halloween.com: History, origins, costume ideas and links, news, Christian perspective on Halloween "in response to email castigating Halloween.com for glorifying evil :-)", and jokes such as: Q. Why do demons and ghouls hang out together? A. Because demons are a ghoul's best friend!
Bittersweet October. The mellow, messy, leaf-kicking perfect pause between the opposing miseries of summer and winter. - Carol Bishop Hipps (Stolen from a friend)