The Dark Knight Rises… And Tries to Steal All My Candy
This year for Halloween, I went to my dad’s house to
do a load of laundry and pass out candy. I sat on a plastic chair on the front porch freezing my buns off, a tan Tupperware bowl filled with bite-sized chocolate bars perched on my lap. Dad remained indoors – where it was warm, I might add – working on his absentee ballot for the presidential election. He sat at the dining room table so he could watch the parade of costumed trick-or-treaters through the front window.Continue reading Halloween 2016: Bad Batman and Other Stories
Mom didn’t believe in purchasing store-bought Halloween costumes. She was an accomplished seamstress and saved money by making lots of our clothing, herself. Naturally, instead of heading to the store to spend money on a cheap costume that would be worn only once and then discarded, we went to the fabric store where we’d choose our costume from a thick catalogue.Continue reading Outsmarting Mom
Witch, ghost, zombie, Frankenstein,
A crazy clown, now that’d be fine.
Time to think of what I’ll be
when I go out for free candy!