I appreciate it when people are referred to by their initials. Is this an old fashioned convention? Or is it improperly categorized in my brain? L and I went for the most magnificent carriage ride today. It makes L sound so intriguing – special and forbidden.

P and I played games and drank pumpkin beer last night. That’s a great thing about this time of year – pumpkin beer. Three years ago, when P and I were first starting to hang out, we went on a date to Portsmouth, NH, where we drank, yes, pumpkin beer. The drink will always remind me of falling for him.

Pumpkins might make you think of Halloween, which might make you think of BRAINS! This funny man is documenting the expansion of a brain-like fungus in his yard: