“IT WAS A DARK AND STORMY NIGHT. . .”

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“It was a dark and stormy night…” (*)  may be the opening words of the truly “worst novel ever written,”  but here in the Far North,   it really WAS a dark and stormy night.

Perfect!  for Halloween!

Dark.   Strong gusty winds.   Snow showers.   Leaves rustling and wind roaring through the trees.

Perfect!  for wrapping up in a nice cozy fleece blanket and reading a semi-interesting book about the settling of the old West.

Hallowe’en is for children, and it’s fun to help them have a good scary fun time. . .   Tomorrow is All Saints Day –  honoring the “all Hallowed” people whom we have this All Hallows Evening for.    Today was Friday, and we give thanks by remembering that Friday almost two thousand years ago when God made peace between Himself and mankind — so that one day, believing,  we can walk those hallowed streets of Heaven, hallowed ourselves,  with the Hallowed saints who came before us.

Life is good and full and filled with interesting holidays and holy days and seasons changing and duties to do and feelings to feel and pleasures to enjoy.   These “dark and stormy” nights remind us of all the variety that comes our way.   Do it ALL!            (Happy Halloween!)

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(*)  —  Opening lines of novel  Paul Clifford  by author  Edward Bulwer-Lytton  

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2 Comments on ““IT WAS A DARK AND STORMY NIGHT. . .””


  1. I am just old & lazy maybe…
    I really do read your posts…it’s just easier to hit the LIKE on Facebook than make a COMMENT here.


  2. Aha! Appreciate your readership very much. (So that’s where all those Likes are coming from! )


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