The Honking Goose

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Witches are People Too

I love Halloween. I like dressing up, decorating, haunted houses, handing out treats, the whole nine yards. One thing that bugs me, every year, is the stereotypical representations of witches … Continue reading

October 18, 2016 · 7 Comments

Gifted Children

My children are gifted. Frequently and generously every winter holiday season. I don’t hate it, but I’m not thrilled about it either. The thing is, even without their parents buying … Continue reading

December 31, 2014 · 28 Comments

I know I said Halloween is evil, but I lied, it is a BLESSING

If you know the Honking Goose at all, you know I change my opinions and disagree with myself as often as I change the weather. Wait, you didn’t know I … Continue reading

November 6, 2014 · 19 Comments

I know I said Halloween is great, but I lied, it is EVIL

I expressed some pretty strong opinions in my post Halloween is better than Thanksgiving or Christmas, but I take it all back now. Here’s the thing, I’m just trying to … Continue reading

November 5, 2014 · 50 Comments

my kid said that 3

My 10yo was getting ready to go to school this morning in his Halloween costume. He was all dressed up in a trench coat and leather boots, with a chain … Continue reading

October 31, 2014 · 28 Comments

Halloween is better than Thanksgiving or Christmas

Halloween is the most altruistic holiday on the calendar. Think about it. People buy loads of sugary treats and sometimes even little gifts like mini bubble bottles and stickers. And … Continue reading

October 20, 2014 · 43 Comments