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"What Happens When You Run Out Of Halloween Ideas"

The neighbors complain that I'm too big to be coming to their doors
with my Trick or Treat bag.
Too bad I don't drink anymore. 
Alcohol really helped my Halloween enthusiasm.

Lately, if I dress up for the occasion,
it's not in a regular costume...
It's just some flotsam and jetsam from the back of the closet.
I hate it when people ask me what I'm supposed to be.

My sister sent us this note"

"I am going to wear a costume 
to hand out tricks or treats to the neighborhood kids as I usually do, 
however, this year I'm going to have to make do 
with half of one costume and half of another, since money is tight.
I have part of a "Grim Reaper" suit and half of a duck outfit 
so I'm going as....... 'The Grim Duck'.
Happy Halloween! Love, Val"

I'm sure that hers will be better than our recent attempts.
Misty was sort of a Dolly Parton,
and I was some kind of gangster/dentist.

If you don't see the picture, click here:

I know the neighbors will give me a hard time in this getup.

Copyright  October 14, 2007 Jack Blanchard. All rights reserved.
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