Halloween From a (Good) Witch’s Point of View

CUTTING THROUGH HALLOWEEN STEREOTYPES It’s not all gore and ghoulish stuff #2 Two little darlings came trick or treating. They were quite well costumed, a ninja clothed all in black, and another super hero with huge wings AND winged feet. I asked them if they had any...

Halloween From a Skeleton’s Point of View

CUTTING THROUGH HALLOWEEN STEREOTYPES It happened at a skeleton’s residence on Halloween. It’s not all gore & ghoulish stuff #1 A pint-size trick or treater had a superhero costume on complete with cape, fake muscles, head totally covered with a rubber mask...

Halloween and a Harvest of Writing Events

Let the holidays begin! The spirit’s in the air. It starts with opening the garage cabinets labeled Holidays–the Halloween box safeguards our treasures. Three resin pumpkins, a black-ribboned wreath, a modestly glittered witch and warlock, and a miniature red wagon...

Halloween Takeover

Costumes. It’s happening. It all has to do with costumes. My parents reveled in costume parties at New Years. My sisters and I recycled the costumes for rainy day dress-up from boxes in the attic. My favorite was a long and large gold lame dress that could be fitted...

Be a Kid Again- Especially at Halloween

Halloween will provide dozens of inspirational “seeds” for kid stories about play. Be ready when they ring your doorbell. Here are two gems from last year. Looking forward to this year’s “seeds.” First Seed:  Tricks Two little boys came...