We Grow Up and Ruin Halloween

“This Ends Here.” by David Lyle

My own Halloween nostalgia revolves around memories of small piles of raked leaves burning in the curbs between the driveways of my old neighborhood. Now, the neighborhood where I live hums with the sputtering whine of pull-start leaf blowers and exhaust fumes carried by chilly autumn winds.

It is bad enough that cynical fear mongers in our News business work Halloween’s turf trying to scare anyone gullible…



Just another mortal, tweaking my cognitive map on the fly.

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