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Woooooooo...Happy October, TAY!!!!!!

All bets are off! October is here and that means I can talk about all the pumpkins I want to! Even though someone tried to oppress me last weekend. Still September and too early for that, she said. -.- Well, joke’s on you now clown pants. And everyone else who tried to Curb my Autumn Enthusiasm!


What else happens this month? Everything! Like Halloween, which is just the best! And today is also Homemade Cookie Day and there’s nothing better than my friend’s pumpkin chocolate chip cookies. Mmmmm. Even though I don’t get to gaze upon their glory and ingest their finery until Thanksgiving. Because she’s evil like that.

Then there’s the little issue of whether I should host TAY’s 3rd Annual Pumpkin Carving Fest. Will you guys carve all the pumpkins? Should I do this again? Does this mean I have to carve another pumpkin?!

What else... well, the Halloween Pumpkin Blaze where I live with over 3,000 carved pumpkins has started up too. We’re probably not going this year but I do need to go one more time to get a decent picture of the creepiness! A-like-so:


Anything else pumpkin-infused I can talk about? Other than the fact I am still below basic for not having a spice latte yet? Or the fact that I had a really bad pumpkin cider a couple of days ago that tasted like flat soda, and spices and anything but pumpkin? Oh man, what a mistake that was....

NO?! You’re already sick of my pumpkin loving foolin’!? Okay... =(

I think I’m done anyway. Talking about pumpkins makes me think of my dearly departed and beloved Pumpkin the cat. Best doglike cat ever. Still sleeps above my head every night, in his little ash tin.


For Today’s Suggested Topic(s):

  • What seasonal fruit/vegetable is just the best? And how do you spice it up into your life? Turn it into pies? Make it savory?
  • Should pumpkin spicing everything be scaled back? Or what else can use a bit of its orange goodness?
  • Your favourite cookies!
  • Seriously guys, the Great TAY Pumpkin Carving. Should we do it again this year? If you think you’ll carve and want to share your designs with TAY, let me know! I’ll think of a thing to carve too. Like that one time...


As always, feel free to Talk Amongst Yourselves if ain’t nobody got time for them apples pumpkins! It is the Open Forum, after all. Don’t forget that the Discord Chatroom is always around too for continuing, real-time conversations. If you wanted to give an admin, author, and/or friend a shout: You can find them on the DirecTAYry.


  • Also, I’m headed to the city today for a concert later and I will be wearing my pumpkin coloured pants. All for Janelle and Stromae, and so...