Posts Tagged "Halloween"

Ghostly Skies

Posted by on Oct 27, 2013 in holiday, Unmowed Blog | 1 comment

Ghostly Skies

Clouds drifting across a cold autumn sky. Seems like ghosts hovering overhead, getting ready for...

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Tis the Season: Halloween

Posted by on Oct 6, 2013 in fall, holiday, photos, Unmowed Blog | 3 comments

Tis the Season: Halloween

I just love Halloween. I can’t wait till October 31 for the spooky season to begin. I’m starting now. If we have to have a holiday that lasts for weeks and weeks, why can’t it be Halloween? Halloween carols, Halloween cards…but please god no shopping for Halloween presents. I’ve been trying to figure out what there is about Halloween that enthralls me so. I don’t like blood and gore. I don’t like movies about crazed killers wearing hockey masks. I don’t like chainsaw massacres. I like mystery. For me, that’s what Halloween is about. It’s the season of fog. The season of darkness coming...

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Starry Night: Guest Photographer Wells Horton

Posted by on Oct 18, 2012 in Uncategorized, Unmowed Blog | 0 comments

Thanks to Wells Horton for this amazing shot. It summarizes why I love the season of Halloween so much: the beauty of the dying year, the darkness that flows out from under the trees. Too often, Halloween is a time of chainsaw massacre movies and fake blood. I like Halloween to be a little scary, sure. But not so frightening that people (kids) are terrified to go out at night lest a ghoul in a hockey mask eat them. “I have loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night.” –Sarah Williams Check out more of Wells Horton’s photos on http://wells-horton.smugmug.com/ and...

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