Halloween is five days away and it’s still mid to high 80’s temperature wise. It does not feel very fall-like outside of the grocery store. There are pumpkins and pumpkin-flavored everything to choose from but the weather makes it hard to believe Autumn is here. On a positive note, the projected weather for the first week of November is all in the 70’s (granted it’s higher 70’s.)
What do you all do for Halloween? I’m still trying to figure out how I feel about it as an adult. My parents didn’t want my brother and I to do anything that contributed to the holiday growing up but I find that a lot of the fun is not rooted in wickedness as much as that’s how some people try to push it. Spine tingling origin stories and rumors of ritualistic sacrifice and the like…when most of what happens is kids celebrating an event to dress up and eat lots of candy… Needless to say, I think there was a little resentment based on childhood and I’m moving on and trying to make the most out of it now. I don’t feel the need to go all out or attend any parties, but I’m not turning off all my lights and grumping.
My mission this year is to find a copy of Hocus Pocus and finally watch it. Usually when I bring that up, people gasp quite audibly. Haha!
I had an event yesterday but was hoping to be involved in my church’s trunk or treat event. It turns out that they were low on cars and my brother and his wife signed up last minute but since they are incredibly busy, I put this backdrop together for them.
My boyfriend plays pool and a local billiards place is hosting a free pool day the night before halloween. There’s a costume contest and lots of goodies included. I told him if we dressed up, it would be funny to be the Woking Dead. A play on words is always fun. Two zombies who own a Chinese restaurant, anyone? Tasty brains, no MSG. 😉
That sounds hilarious! I hope y’all win the contest. Let me know how it goes 🙂
I pass candy out. I used to dress up and do that but I haven’t done that in years.
“The Woking Dead” I love this.
Let me know what you think of Hocus Pocus! I’ve never seen it either.
I’m passing candy out at the office on Friday, but I don’t know what I’m doing Saturday.
I’ve seen Hocus Pocus many many years ago. I remember I enjoyed it but didn’t get why so many people were bonkers about it. I don’t really remember what happened during the movie, other than a super vague general storyline, lol! I probably should watch it again.
You know, I think some movies are more magical and remain so when viewed as a child! People are bonkers about Princess Bride too and while it has some fun quoteables, I didn’t really care for it. But I also watched it for my first time ever around 20. 🙂
Maybe it’s because we still associate the pleasant feelings we had watching certain movies as children with them as adults?
Yep! That’s what I think anyway…
At least that’s how it works for me, lol!
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