34th Motorcycle Gift Run coming up


Santa Claus will lead a motorcycle run that will start at 1 p.m. on Nov. 2 at Mike’s Famous Harley-Davidson, 951 Bank St., New London.

CALENDAR

BITS AND TIPS


Mystic Lions hosts 10th annual spirits tasting

The Mystic Lions Club will host the 10th annual wine, beer & spirits tasting and fundraiser auction on Saturday, Nov. 1, at Mystic Aquarium.

COLUMNS

Halloween greetings from your local owls

As Halloween approaches, I’ve seen more and more decorations that feature owls.

California dreamin’ of a good burger

I completely forgot to write my column last month because my son, Dillon, got married in Santa Cruz, Calif., to Emma, a beautiful and gracious young woman whom I am proud to call my daughter-in-law.

DEAR ABBY

Pesky peacocks are featured in invitation to dinner party

DEAR ABBY: A former colleague recently moved nearby and sent us an invitation to dinner at her new residence.

Search for husband stumbles over scars on woman’s legs

DEAR ABBY: I am a 21-year-old woman from the Philippines. I have been insecure all my life.

Wrong number leads woman to think she’s met Mr. Right

DEAR ABBY: I met a guy over the phone when he called my number by mistake. After a brief conversation, not particularly polite on my part, the call ended.

Verbal abuse at day care cries out for intervention

DEAR ABBY: I would like to weigh in on your response to “Day Care Drama in Indiana” (Sept. 1), whose neighbor screams at the children in her day care.

Halloween cowgirl can leave her pistol at home

DEAR ABBY: Halloween is around the corner, and my 7-year-old daughter has decided to be a cowgirl.

Cheap candy might work magic on Halloween goblins

DEAR ABBY: I am a retired widow, crippled with rheumatoid arthritis. Every October, I start dreading Halloween, which I consider to be a legal form of extortion.

Woman objects to accusation that she’s a ‘status digger’

DEAR ABBY: I have been seeing “Tony” for a few weeks. He is kind, caring and will make a great boyfriend, husband and father someday.

HOROSCOPES

Your stars - Oct. 24

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Don’t feel limited by change when you should be using it to your advantage.