Autumn is a time to play in leaves so crisp and cool spring is off in the distance when kids do work in school The first flower to show its bud might be the lovely mum The second gift from mother earth are apples, so yum yum Maple trees have given us its sweet and sticky sap A season for every family and sit in pappa’s lap Sun is setting early now and kids get tucked in tight For many of the holidays during fall occur at night.
Favourite horror or Halloween-themed song? Or a song you rarely hear except around a holiday. Definitely Thriller by Michael Jackson and I enjoy it so much more if I have the video to go with it! https://youtu.be/sOnqjkJTMaA
Do you ever see figures in your peripheral vision? No, only my guardian angel once in a while
Which urban legend scares you the most? (most countries have such stories – share yours if you would like to) I tend to not really believe in urban legends as “real” just because I’ve never been in a situation to “prove” one true.
You’re home alone but you hear footsteps in your house, what do you do? Stand frozen to my spot for a minute to think. Look for the most deadly object within reach. Wait to hear if they come closer. Venture out if there are no more noises.
What is your favourite season? It used to be fall/autumn until there was a certain spider in CT that was very active when the temperatures went down. Winter might be mine now that I live in FL. I don’t like snow, wet leaves have slugs, sticky summer days have horses flies and mosquitos. Spring could be up there on the top of the list I suppose!
I saw this week’s picture and thought “oh no, there’s another one?” By which I meant another of these…
I’m talking about “Cloud Gate,” the monstrosity that sits in Chicago’s Millennium Park (which, if I’m not mistaken, is what Grant Park used to be) and is now the symbol for Chicago. I think it’s an ordinance that every pictorial of Chicago must include a picture of what many Chicagoans (particularly those of us in the diaspora) refer to as “the d**n bean.”
It isn’t as though Chicago hasn’t been the victim of ugly outdoor art before.
This arrived from Pablo Picasso in August 1967, a piece of sculpture requested by the architects of the Daley Center (the building behind this) and it caused an almost immediate furor amongst Chicagoans who decided the name of it should be What The Hell Is That? They finally got around to…