Welcome To The Playborhood

I think I have now figured out the real reasons why parents don’t want their child(ren) to play outdoors unsupervised. In addition to being spared the rod when naughty, children must also be spared the deep, painful, impossible to scratch itch that manifests in the layers of skin separating a broken bone from the exterior… Continue reading Welcome To The Playborhood

Who Killed Hallowe’en?

I’ve got a wild hair today. I don’t know who or what originally decided that Hallowe’en shouldn’t be observed as anything other than Orange and Black Day, but now it has a new name: Character Day. What in the name of Jack Skellington is a Character Day, and why has it supplanted Hallowe’en in the… Continue reading Who Killed Hallowe’en?