Today is Halloween

How are you celebrating? Trick-or-treating, attending a costume party, making a jack-o’-lantern, lighting a bonfire, apple-bobbing, and or visiting a haunted attraction.

I will be giving out treats. I have found over the years that kids really like tootsie roll pops. Most the children who come to my house are with adults which I think is a good idea. Oh, children seem to be surprised by how tall I am when I open the door. Not really a trick but an interesting reaction. So I just come down to their level when I hand out treats. I used to let the kids pick one piece of candy and if they try to take more I stop them. So I find easier to just give them a treat. Last year I had 55 treat or treaters. I wonder how many I will have this year?

Quotes on Halloween:

•“Being in a band you can wear whatever you want – it’s like an excuse for Halloween everyday.” – Gwen Stefani

•“Nothing on Earth so beautiful as the final haul on Halloween night.” – Steve Almond

•“I don’t know that there are real ghosts and goblins, but there are always more trick-or-treaters than neighborhood kids.” – Robert Brault

•“Shadows of a thousand years rise again unseen,
Voices whisper in the trees, “Tonight is Halloween!”
-Dexter Kozen

• “On Hallowe’en the thing you must do
Is pretend that nothing can frighten you
And if somethin’ scares you and you want to run
Just let on like it’s Hallowe’en fun.”
~Author Unknown

 

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