Happy Halloween!

I took a few family pictures tonight for Halloween. Will was a Cute Ghost (and if pressed to guess, I'd say that just may be his Halloween costume for 2015 and/or 2016, also), Angela was a "vampire" (I think), and once again I was Brian Fitzman, my arch-nemesis and evil twin. I thought I'd share them with you. Thanks for reading, and Happy Halloween! Read more [...]

The Ghosts of Halloween Costumes Past

They don't really celebrate Halloween here in Costa Rica. Well, I guess they do have some parties, but since it's not part of the cultural background here, it feels a bit like forced cultural imperialism. But in this case, it's strange because the country is forcing the cultural imperialism on itself, if that makes any sense. As long as they don't try to adopt Thanksgiving, possibly my favorite holiday, I'll probably be OK. But Thanksgiving is ours, man!But hey, Halloween's OK by me. We didn't go Read more [...]