Honor your loved ones who have passed from this life to the other side during this period (Sunday) known as All Souls Day, Day of the Dead and Dia de los Muertos.
Gravy by the Slice
Life as seen from the perspective of a longtime Maderan.
Halloween is just six days away. The night when the line between the mortal and spirit world is the thinnest.
I love the comics pages. They were part of how I learned to read using the newspaper. We lived out in the country and my parents subscribed to the Tribune and the Fresno Bee throughout my childhood.
My birthday is next week. When my parents were alive, birthdays were a big deal. Every year I got a Halloween birthday party as a kid, which explains why I believe I own Halloween.
It is mine.
October has finally arrived. Pumpkins, goblins, ghosts and witches are everywhere. Halloween is just 27 days away and I can feel it in the air.
Or is it something else?
Today at 10 a.m. is the Old Timers Day Parade. The parade begins at the National Guard Armory on Yosemite Avenue and proceeds west to Courthouse Park.
Tomorrow is the Odd Fellow Rebekah lodges monthly pancake breakfast, 7:30 to 11 a.m., 14862 Road 29. Cost is $6 for eggs, pancakes, ham or sausage and beverages.