A few years ago I won first prize for best costume at a Halloween party. I was a pirate fashioned after a famous movie character that year. Not really me, dressing up at costume parties and such. But there I was, eyeliner and all, holding a gift basket as my prize, filled with fruit, […]
You run into them everywhere this time of year. Bushels and crates of brightly colored pumpkins. Walk the city streets and corner fruit & vegetable stands display them like orange floodlights you can view from blocks away.