Halloween in Anchorage meant costumes worn over bulky snowsuits.  It meant cold, snowy, moonless nights trick-or-treating in our protected little neighborhood.  The big question was always, would there be snow? Halloween was homemade costumes. My siblings and I were hobos once.  Eyebrow pencil stubble on our chins, gel in our hair and then tousled, oversized … Continue reading Trick-or-Treat

Candy Corn

I did it.  I succumbed to the lure of candy corn. I broke down and bought a bag. There is just something lovely about candy corn.  It is sweet.  Sickly sweet.  Almost too sweet.  There is a soft chewiness and I eat them one by one.  Yellow bottom first, orange middle second and finish with … Continue reading Candy Corn