BUT... my personal countdown is one more day until 44. Yipes! I can't believe I'll be entering my mid-forties tomorrow. Where does the time go? Also, I want good things out of this year, because my math-freak side says "multiple of 11" should mean something good.
The Halloween decorations are not entirely up yet. I got waylaid by Wincon (yay Wincon!), but also (do not laugh) I have to de-spider my porch before I can put up my decorations. Ironically, the decorations happen to include fake spiders.
Sacramento's spiders make me nuts. There are tons of different kinds (Black Widow, anyone?), but I really hate the ones that make "froth." You can vacuum the web AND the spiders, and in a few weeks the mess is back. I'm also afraid of my porch light, which is a major habitat. I cleaned it once, wearing rubber gloves (huge brown spider in there) and holding the shop-vac. But they always come back...