A Spooky Story From a Real-Life Officer


This is a true story from my mom, who is a police officer in San Antonio, Texas. She's been an officer for over 20 years and this night shook her to the core.

"In the 1990's, I worked in the Missing Persons department. The office was open 24 hrs so it was not uncommon to work a double shift. This meant I was on the job from 2:00PM to 6:00AM.  One night, during the late shift, we heard a sudden cry. "Ayúdenme! Ayúdenme!"someone yelled, "Help Me! Help Me!" The Spanish words grew louder and we went to investigate who needed our help.  We searched high and low, outside and in the basement. There was no one to be seen. 

The second night, we heard the same cry. This time, another officer was with us. He told me he'd heard the cry several nights in a row. He too had searched the grounds, looking for this desperate man. Since then, other detectives have spoken of the man in distress. 

The building has since been demolished. Heaven knows if that poor soul will ever rest. Was it a Mexican soldier or a tortured prisoner? All I know is that the poor soul was suffering. He wanted and needed help, but we were too late."

Photo below: There's my lil mama on the bottom left-hand corner striking a pose.


What I Wore to Carve Pumpkins!

Although fall is my favorite season, it may surprise you to know that I've never carved a pumpkin! Jason and I gave it a go and, let me tell you, it's harder than it looks. We had a good time drinking apple cider and carving some really simple shapes. I threw on my pumpkin-colored dress for an impromptu photo shoot. What became of the pumpkins post-carving? They made a delicious snack for the squirrels in Jason's backyard!

The man behind the camera..

Beauty Review: Chrome Girl by David Boreanaz (yes, of Buffy & Angel)

Back to your regular scheduled prgramming..sort of! I was sent some nail polish a while back that was actually designed by Angel's David Boreanaz and his wife, Jaime. They were worried about their kid biting her nails and ingesting all kinds of weird nail chemicals. They made these 4-free, which means it's produced without formaldehyde, DBP, toluene or camphor. I'm not sure what that means exactly, but I'm all for less chemicals. Pink and red are classic, but I'm really obsessed with the gold. It has a pretty matte sheen and seems to stay on the longest. It's a nice holiday color and the prices are not bad. Best of all, I love being able to say, "Guess who designed this?!"

Links I Love: Buffy Edition



Let's look at an adorable picture of their first Comic Con instead.

I love cheesy humor and these definitely made me chuckle.

Yep, that's Ashanti and Amy Adams.

I somehow needed all three of these links. Some are different!

Cool stunt gifs

I somehow ended up watching this whole thing. They are a charismatic bunch! I especially liked this response from J. August Richards. 

Ha! This is clever fun.

This is adorable and funny. 
David Boreanaz references Angel in the most endearing way.

Not sure I agree, but I'm glad the argument exists.

This post literally make me choke up as I kept scrolling. Nope, no other show is better.

Btw, this is what Xander and Anya look like these days. <3

I'll end this post with the most ridiculous photo I could find.