The Avengers

DC widow blog writer Marjorie Brimley dressed as Black Widow with her children dressed as the Avengers stand in yard

I love Halloween. I’ve dressed up every year, even as an adult, and for many years we’ve done a family costume. Last year, we were all zombies, which somehow made sense. But this year didn’t feel like a zombie year. Tommy, in particular, was stuck on the idea of being Spiderman, and when I thought […]

Dad Is Not a Zombie

Child of Marjorie Brimley dressed up in zombie costume for Halloween in DC

A few weeks ago, I was driving through DC with Tommy and we passed a cemetery. “Mom, look!” he said, “graves!” “Yes,” I said. “There are graves in a….” He stopped because he couldn’t find the word. “Cemetery,” I answered. “And,” he said, “there are zombies in cemeteries.” I didn’t expect him to say that, […]