Becky (beckyzoole) wrote,
Becky
beckyzoole

My calendar has become a palimpsest

This used to be my favorite time of year. The Jewish High Holy Days followed by Halloween, then Thanksgiving, then preparation for the winter holidays, all wrapped up in beautiful crisp hot-tub weather, graced with scarlet leaves - what's not to like about autumn?

Halloween has long been my favorite holiday; I have felt lucky on Halloween. I first met bbwoof on the day before Halloween, 13 years ago. He proposed to me on Halloween four years later.

The joy of those anniversaries has been scratched off of Halloween. I dread the approaching day.
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