Pumpkins are carved, cider is simmering, and Arsenic and Old Lace is on the screen.
Tonight, I’m trick-or-treating with this kid. I anticipate people throwing entire bags of candy at us. LOOK AT THAT FACE.
Kids really up the ante on one’s Halloween costuming possibilities, while also upping the cuteness quotient. Mark that in the “Pro” column of the “Should We?!” chart. But also be sure to note that Halloween only happens once a year; poops happen everyday.
You’ll note the gorilla-hand he’s holding. Josh is King Kong (as he put it, “Every man needs a gorilla suit”). I’m Ann Darrow. Little J is the fighter pilot who shoots King Kong down. Don’t read too much into the symbolism there (Josh already yelled at me for implying that he was born to play this role). I’ve been practicing looking horrified, wide-eyed, fingers splayed beside my gaping mouth. This look requires much teeth-brushing for the paranoid, but is fairly simple to master if you have a toddler who’s learned how to use crayon on the walls.
Halloween scares, indeed.
Have a Happy Halloween, you guys!
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