Erica Lucke Dean

"Making the world a better place, one book at a time."

is that fall I'm feeling?

Is it October yet?

I’m watching for the signs. Vibrant red and gold flashes in the trees. Cool evenings. Pumpkins and fresh apples. And I’m beginning to see little bits here and there. The local orchard was so swamped with people this weekend, we couldn’t even squeeze the little Kia into the parking lot. The night air is crisp with the promise of cooler temperatures in the day. And I think I see a flash of color in between the green leaves in the trees above. I can’t wait really. I’m just counting the days until I can pull out my life-sized skelleton and his spooky friends to decorate my 90 year old haunted farmhouse. Hey, if you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em, right?

Speaking of joining…thanks to one of my favorite people, Kelly Stone Gamble, I was able to perpetrate one of the coolest pranks ever the other day. But since I’m debating whether or not to make it a chain pranking, I think I’ll keep the details to myself for now. Can’t spoil the fun, can I?

No, I need all the fun I can get. Especially when I’m pretty sure someone is pranking me with my internet lately. I spent the entire weekend frantically trying to get online, with little success. I’d blame it on the ghosts, but I think even the ghosts would be too afraid to screw with my WiFi. Especially when they can clearly see the PMS sign blinking high in the sky.

Hey, I wonder if you can prank a ghost…

Until the next time…I’ll be prepping for fall.

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