Bye, Bye Halloween

November is here officially and that is so strange to me. I don’t really know where October went. Last night I helped my boyfriend, Jon, pass out candy in his parents’ neighborhood. Lots of cute kids, lots of Huggies dropped into pillowcases. We dressed up as skeletons and looked pretty rad. It’s been a while since I got to participate in handing out candy for trick-or-treat. When I still lived at home with my parents in our old neighborhood, the number of kids who’d come each year had dwindled so much!

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SWEET ON: The Anatomy of a Misfit by Andrea Portes

I read a lot of Young Adult novels. I can’t help it. That ‘genre’ of books is just what I’m drawn to and I’m not sure that will ever change. I don’t really think I want it to. Lately, tweens and teenagers growing up have such a gigantic selection of books to choose from. I’m actually kind of jealous of them for the abundance of words and ideas at their fingertips.

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