when i visited my sister in illinois, we spent friday evening at great america's fright fest. i really just wanted to watch margaret and travis ride the roller coasters and take little savannah on the merry-go-round, but savannah slept the entire time so i went on a couple of roller coasters instead. it turns out that i might not have the stomach for them anymore. oh well.
fright fest was pretty cool, though. there were lots of frightfully dressed people wandering around and scaring everyone. well, or making them giggle. i am more of a giggler.
speaking of frightful giggles .. a scene from a book i read popped into my mind a few days ago and i have been giggling off and on ever since. it was years ago, but i think it was from "bitter is the new black". i am probably getting the details all mixed up, but the author saw something about a lost dog on tv. she then started worrying about what would happen if her dog went missing so she spent the entire day making giant lost dog posters with special pictures. i think she even laminated them. when her boyfriend came home, he found her in the middle of taping a video segment that she could send to the news stations. she was sobbing, and he, of course, thought the dog actually was missing, until she told him that she was just preparing in advance. i remember reading it; i was doubled over, laughing so hard i was crying. it was even more funny because i kept thinking, "but that is genius! i need to make lost dog posters for atlas!" i need to find that book again and re-read it.
how are you, on this (hopefully not frightful) december day?