pumpkinIf you couldn’t tell already, we at the Clog are pretty stoked that October is here and that Halloween is finally on it’s way.

We’re looking for just about any excuse to fully immerse ourselves in the spirit of the season, and have come to the realization that there are probably a whole bunch of readers out there who share our penchant for all things ghoulish and spooky. Also for arts-and-crafts-style activities.

We want to see your jack-o-lanterns, your haunted houses, your giant spider web lawn decorations. read more »


shakespeare and CoTo usher in the month of October, Shakespeare and Co. Booksellers is getting a head start on Halloween madness with a spooky selection in their window display.

We noticed the books while leaving Peet’s (just across the street) — coffee in hand, we took a few minutes to peruse a few covers and the words of wisdom that the folks at Shakespeare and Co. tacked on.

“One Eye, Two Eyes, Three Eyes” was declared “not safe for wimps,” and we were advised that if we insisted on reading “A Touch of Dead,” not to do so “before bed.” A Scooby-Doo tale was prefaced simply: “Rikes!” read more »


be a booby hero!Nowadays, it seems that everyone and their mom is somehow affected by cancer. We hope that it directly affects neither you, nor your mom, but in any case, there are several ways you can do your part in the battle for the boobies.

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

What: 5-Mile walk
When: Saturday, Oct. 18. Registration begins at 7 a.m., Rolling start between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m.
Where: Speedway Meadow, Golden Gate Park

Walk, run, skip, jump, hop – whatever, we don’t really care. Just join in. read more »