I love Halloween. I love everything about it. I love the silly spookiness of the modern American Trick-Or-Treat traditions that have turned the holiday into mainly a kid-friendly evening. I love the darker, scarier roots of the holiday from the days of the early Christian church. I love the deeply symbolic meanings of the season revolving around its earliest incarnations as a festival celebrating life and death and rebirth.
If youíre new to the blog, I also love the Haunted Mansion.
In anything you do in life, there are stages much like the stages of life. We go from childhood to adolescence to maturity to seniority to death. Be it in jobs, friendships, or romantic relationships, the pattern is there. Even on chat boards.
I joined MiceChat in April of this year, new to the site but not to the concept. Iíd been on my share of chat boards in the past, but there is always the brief childhood phase where you feel your way around the new culture. I asked the foolish
The Boy has finally discovered Disney movies. He has loved Cars, Monsters, Inc. and Finding Nemo for a few years now, but those donít count. They are Pixar movies. (not that thereís anything wrong with that) About three months ago Cinderella was on the Disney Channel. To my surprise, he loved it. Then he saw Tangled and thought it was great! Most recently, and much to his fatherís relief, Peter Pan is the movie of repetitive addiction. In the tub the other night I overheard him singing his slightly
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