Old bikes are parked outside, lending a timeless feel to the storefront.
It was closed, so I made noseprints on the glass.
I love this interior. It wasn't just that it was Halloween night. It was spooky in an absolute sense.
Going around the side of the building, I found this character.
I looked up the street, the lights coming through maples all afire.
Not a soul was stirring. Old Texaco pumps glowed. I sang softly, "You can trust your car to the man who wears the star, the big red (bright??)Texaco STAR!"
I heard quiet footsteps behind me, and turned around to see Michael Myers and a couple of colleagues. Oh!
Musing on the unfairness of it all, and wondering why a moniker like Peregrine hadn't occurred to us when it came time to name our kids, I walked on. We could have had a Phoebe and a Peregrine. Dang!
The lights shone beautifully on the darkening Ohio.
Alone in the dark, he did a graceful dance. Fallen leaves fled terrified before him. Just a man with a leaf blower. On a Saturday night, in the dark, on Halloween. Reason told me he was clearing the parking lot and sidewalks before Sunday morning services. But...in the dark??
Clearly, some levity was needed. It was time to meet Bill and go to Liam's play, "Vampires and Werewolves." Liam had the part of Paris in this send-up of "Romeo and Juliet."
The cast and crew outdid themselves. I was so proud of them all, and glad to see how much fun they'd had in the making of this hilarious show. Way to go, Ms. Huck and FFHS Drama!
I peeked in the ticket booth to find Phoebe's hand-painted cinder block from her senior year. It cracks me up, and brings a little clutch to my heart, too.