• halloween,  october,  rats

    This is War

    Every October my family tries to kill me.  It’s true. It gets worse and worse every year. Let me back up…a little known fact about me is that I am absolutely terrified of mice and rats.  Especially rats. I find them to be the most vile, horrifying creatures on the planet. I once saw a sewer rat the size of a squirrel walking in the gutter in downtown Chicago at 2am and I was so frozen with terror I literally couldn’t walk or speak. It’s no joke. It’s a down right phobia. So, if you were the people that loved me the most in the world you would think your…