Happy Halloween

From our family to yours.

Our wedding photo
We’ve almost been married a year and I don’t think we look one bit the worse for wear, do you?

Happy Halloween.  Remember, tonight when the veils between this world and the next are thinnest, there are a few things you need to know to keep safe.

Always Aim for the Head and The Double Tap.

~Kelly & Geoff

Zombified photo courtesy of the cool folks at picmonkey.com, discovered via TheBloggess.

Points to the right side of the page –>

I added a new page to our site today.  It has pretty things on it, though I’m not terribly impressed with my photos.  You should check it out.  I’ve finally started making enough jewelry to sell.  No, I don’t have an Etsy shop.  Yet.  But I’m going in baby steps.

Email me or comment on the new page if you want to buy a pretty.

~Kelly

About that whole “chicken little” thing

New England weather is notoriously unpredictable.  Even with the vast improvements in technology and knowledge, no forecaster is going to be able to predict the weather with absolute certainty, especially far in advance.  But when virtually all the meteorologists I read start sounding really concerned about a weather event, it might be time to start paying attention rather than poo-pooing it.

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Closed due to… snow?

As you probably have heard by now, most of the eastern seaboard is dealing with a little storm.  There are a lot of closures and various emergencies being declared including right here in MA.  Tonight I was at a party after work for a retiring colleague when my boss, at the request of another coworker, pulled up the MFA website on her phone to see if they were closed tomorrow.  This is what she saw.

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U.S. military trains for zombie fighting

In time for Halloween, the military put on a joint training exercise that features…  a zombie attack.  While I am amused to no end, I do respect the attempts by the government to get people interested in emergency preparedness by using zombies as a training tool.  It’s just like what the CDC did not too long ago.   And as Hurricane Sandy should be making apparent to everyone, some basic emergency preparedness is a good thing.  I may get to spend some more time outside in the rain like I did for last year’s hurricane, trying to make sure people don’t drive into downed power lines.  We’ll see.

-Geoff