It seemed appropriate to spend today putting in the last stitches of this:
comic, by the way; Rose McIver in particular is brilliant, making a character that could be snarky and cynical instead be sad, thoughtful, and earnest).
Then I made soul cakes, the original treat for trick-or-treating:
recipe would be to add a little salt, to enhance the flavors. Amusingly, I got the recipe from a Catholic blogger, but apparently it originates from a pagan site.
I know far too many people who have died recently, including my dear, dear cousin.
Eternal Father, I offer Thee the Most Precious Blood of Thy Divine
Son, Jesus, in union with the masses said throughout the world today,
for all the holy souls in purgatory, for sinners everywhere, for sinners
in the universal church, those in my own home and within my family.