This is the time of year that, like clockwork, I start to go nuts on candy. I'll take any excuse to make candy corn a meal, so the month of Halloween does a pretty good job of keeping my blood stream laced with sugar. I already have our Halloween costume planned out (stay tuned for more on that), so now it's just a matter of getting the house decorations in order. Based on Sloan's enthusiasm level for pumpkins and cats, it's clear she got the Halloween gene.
The other night I was out with friends, and when we exited the restaurant around 9 p.m., there was still a hint of light in the sky. It left all of us with that exciting, hopeful sense that longer days are around the corner. Here's to a weekend spent tapping into that feeling. ...read more