Spooky Time Of Year

That spooky time of year approaches and some strange creatures have arrived in the neighborhood.

Roscoe checking out a new neighbor in this spooky time of year
Roscoe checking out a new neighbor in this spooky time of year

October signals the beginning of a spooky time of year. The days are shorter, so our morning walks are dark and foggy. A chill fills the air, though the afternoons are still warm. The leaves on the trees hint of the brilliant yellows and reds to come. Strange creatures appear like this collection near the entrance to our greenway. Roscoe admires our smiling new neighbors, but couldn’t get them to share an ear scratch or two. Better luck next walk.


  1. tammyj on October 2, 2021 at 6:44 pm

    good grief! I’m with Patty. I would have avoided that street too!
    and that black tarantula reminds me of my old place in another neighborhood!
    I don’t even like FAKE ones!!! EWWWW.

  2. Debbie & Miss Ruby on October 2, 2021 at 8:47 am

    It is so funny to watch the dogs and see what they react to!!

  3. Jean Burkhardt on October 2, 2021 at 6:38 am

    Sorry Roscoe-I guess those new neighbors won’t give you and ear scratch!! I’m really glad they don’t scare you though. A long time ago when I walked our dog Patty at Christmas time-a Santa jumped out of a fake chimney and it scared her SO much!!! For the rest of the season we had to avoid that particular street! I hope the Herd has fun looking at all the new decorations!

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