2. Halloween is starting to come drifting, roiling, and oozing into shops. You can argue that August is too early, but in my opinion, it's never too early for spooky shopping!
3. I don't care of it's a harmful stereotype, counter-feminist, or intolerably sentimental, but E is my knight in shining armor. Sometimes (maybe not always, but sometimes) his love alone can heal me when I'm unwell.
PS- He knows I'd slay dragons for him, too.