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Old 10-31-2008, 08:24 PM   #21
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Hope my friends have a safe and Happy Hallows Eve!!
that is so fun to look at. thanks
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Old 10-31-2008, 08:30 PM   #22
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Hope everyone had a BLAST! My neighborhood kids are all finished now, I guess. I have some BabyRuth, Butterfingers, Twizzlers and bat & pumpkin shaped Pretzels left. But not much.
Just enough to make me BAD!
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Old 10-31-2008, 08:50 PM   #23
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I'm going to be in Texas by Tuesday and expect to go thru my granddaughter's loot for the candy bars or gummy bear stuff...............she'll never miss it.........we really don't feed her a lot of that sugar anyway though she loves it..............her father, my son, knows first-hand what happens...............I was tested for diabetes a few months ago so I'm going to enjoy it while I can.........I'm fine so far............and there is no hint of diabetes so far ...................I'm looking forward to the loot...........
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Old 10-31-2008, 09:45 PM   #24
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"Happy Halloween" to everyone, too!!

I'm exhausted. What a busy night! I'm so glad I fed my outside kitties their supper at 4:30.

The church 8 doors down the street hosted a "Trunk-or-Treat" event beginning at 5 o'clock. At about 5:15, as I had anticipated, I had my first little ghosties. From then on I had a constant stream of costumed children of every size and age.

I sat on the porch the whole time because the weather was/is so beautiful. At one point I had to run inside to go to the bathroom because my eyeballs were floating. I barely got outside in time to hand out treats to a bunch of princesses and ninjas.

My favorite costume was an 8-month-old little boy dressed as a hot dog on a bun, complete with a squiggle of mustard down the center. Turns out his mother craved Nathan's hot dogs when she was pregnant with him and a friend gave her the outfit/costume as a gag gift at one of her baby showers. He was adorable.

By 8 o'clock I'd had my last beggar. Unofficial count: 150-200 trick-or-treaters. I think that is the most we've ever had here. I was afraid I was going to run out of candy. I filled my 32-cup Tupperware bowl three times. At least what is left is something I like.

Buck would've had a blast. Halloween is one of his favorite holidays.
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Old 10-31-2008, 10:00 PM   #25
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Hey, Katie, Buck was with you..............
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Old 11-01-2008, 02:09 AM   #26
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ohh fabulous lefse-lover
we don't really do Halloween in a big way here, nobody decorates their houses at all!
(Although, last year we made a jack-o-lantern out of an empty watermelon)
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Old 11-01-2008, 04:23 AM   #27
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Hey Katie! I'm so glad you had so many fun visitors. It was beautiful here too. But I only had about 30. And it was over too soon.
Expat was right. Buck was and is always with you.
BIG HUGS, dear lady!
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Old 11-01-2008, 06:18 AM   #28
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I live on an odd street -- although I'm within walking distance of Main Street in a tourist town, you really have to live here, be visiting some one on the street, or be totally lost. So I only get a half dozen kids, always children of friends. So the half dozen or so children who come by I know by name, we can actually invite them in and comment and compliment them on their costumes, etc. Our town has a great Halloween parade (tonight), plus I'm going to a Bat Mitzvah before that, and a party after.
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Old 11-01-2008, 07:12 AM   #29
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We got none as usual. We all live 5 or more acres apart, it's too far to walk. If they did come they would ask for water.
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Old 11-01-2008, 12:09 PM   #30
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Well it was a quiet non-violent Halloween in the city last night. It was raining so that seemed to keep a lot of people inside at house parties. I didn't get one trick or treater last night!
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