*We went trick-or-treating with our besties, and it was always AMAZING!! Some of our best times growing up. The best costume was homemade! My middle brother and I were tots and our mom made us home-sewn (with wigs) Raggedy Ann and Andy.
*I like the challenge of being creative with costumes. Each year, creative folks try to out-do themselves from the year before. Nothing like some creative competition with oneself. My favorite costume from when I was a kid was either when I was Cinderella, my own pumpkin coach included, or when my mother made me into a pizza! No one else I know was ever a pizza for Halloween, and that makes me proud of the creative person my mother is, and my willingness to be different during my early adolescents.
*I love Halloween because it's a time where most people can be who they truly feel inside with no judgments. My dad worked for Union Carbide; they made Glad bags. Not much money, but we had a whole lot of fun. We would wear them as costumes!
*Pooling all our candy in mom's big silver bowl. She kept in on top of the fridge and doled it out. Tootsie Pops were my favorite.Mona and I dressed up as matching dice. She was always like that older sister I looked up to, so I felt quite cool walking next to her! Oh, the lovely memories! Anyway, here's next week's question...
If you could eat dinner with any famous person, who would you choose and why?
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