Richie and Margot

Halloween is my favorite. This year, Dr. Rossman and I fulfilled one of my costume-y dreams by dressing as Richie and Margot Tenenbaum from The Royal Tenenbaums. If you haven’t seen the movie, they are sad-serious characters, so that is why our expressions are sad-serious. We had to do a lot of photo retakes because we were […]

Days of the Dead

My dad, who went to Catholic school, said when he was a kid they celebrated All Saints Day on Nov. 1 and everyone wore gory costumes of martyred saints for a school parade. In Mexico and parts of the U.S., on Nov. 1 and 2 they celebrate Dias de Los Muertos to honor departed loved […]

Halloween, Part 2

Okay, so today was Real Halloween, meaning we got to dress in the costumes we wanted, not the mamby-pamby restrictive versions. Masks, face paint, knives, unibrows – we’ve got it all. Now, where are all those trick-or-treaters? Happy Halloween, everyone!

Halloween, Part 1

I’m a little behind the eight ball this year with regard to Halloween. I mean, we took that vacation earlier this month so I didn’t have time (read: energy) to decorate the house like I usually do. Plus, my husband put our upright freezer right underneath the door to the attic, so I can’t go […]