Thursday, November 03, 2011

Halloween Was Fun! And Exhausting!

My Sweetie has school on Mondays and Wednesdays so he wasn't here Monday night, but my daughter came over for Halloween. We had a good time. I got a late start decorating. I think I started at 4:00 and everything seemed to take 1000 times longer than I remembered from three years ago. More than likely, I didn't start at 4:00 three years ago.
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It was also very warm and although I was wearing shorts, a Tee and had my hair up, I got so hot and sweaty I completely soaked a bandana that I was using to wipe my head.

I was running so behind I didn't bother to move the step ladder for the picture and I didn't get to put as much spider webbing on the porch that I wanted to. The funniest thing that happened was Carole called me (she lives two doors down) and said that a little boy had just come by and asked for extra candy for his sister. He said she got so scared at the house two doors down (mine!) that she wouldn't get out of the car. I think the reason my ghoul is so scary is because it is 6 feet tall. It's funny to think that an old shower caddy and some chicken wire could cause a little girl to not want to get out of her car. I'm sure she'll be fine.
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The fun part of the night was the crazy conversations my daughter and I were having between doorbell rings. The strange part of the whole thing was the next day. I had a good solid eight hours of sleep but I felt exhausted and even kind of hungover the next day. It was very odd because two years ago I spent Halloween partying on Bourbon Street and I was fine the next day and last year we dressed up and went to a World Series game. And I was fine the next day. If decorating my yard and handing out candy is so exhausting, I think next year I will just go back to New Orleans.

6 comments:

haphazardlife said...

I think New Orleans wounds like a plan...

Shame on your for scaring little children. ;-)

lgsquirrel said...

Yeah! What Haphazardlife said!

mrwriteon said...

Wounds like a plan, or sounds like one. I am confused.
Love your displays.

Carole said...

Gee, Halloween is a LOT funner with you here! That big ghoul is a scary guy! Between your scary stuff and my screaming headstone, I think we covered the fear factor on our street! Muhahaha...

geewits said...

Jazz,
~~Because you so love little children.

LGS,
~~What? You're too lazy to make your own typos?

Ian,
~~Thanks!

Carole,
~~Hee hee hee

Lo said...

Headless dude is awesome!!!!
Me + You = Nawllins next Halloween!!!!!