Retropost: Happy Halloween


I don’t have anything new to say about Halloween, but I was looking back and saw this post I wrote 3 years ago. The funny thing is that after finishing this post, I went to bed and a couple of hours later my wife told me she was going into labor. And so my son was born the day after Halloween, meaning that these are very sugar-filled days with trick-or-treating and birthday cake all coming together.

Also, this is as good as place as any to post a photo of the magnificent monster jack-o-lantern carved by my talented wife.

 

Happy Halloween Trick or Treat! I promise not to give out Mary Jane’s or Necco wafers, or worse. Healthy snacks. I’m quite overwhelmed by seeing the sidewalks of Centre Street in Jamaica Plain crowded with children aged 0 to 16 in costume, trick-or-treating at the local businesses. Our own street is crawling with children as well. This is great to see. There was never this much Halloween activity in Somerville. Of course we’re here with the lights out because we … Read More

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