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Thursday, November 01, 2007

On Halloween

I've never seen an adult so excited about Halloween and handing out candy. The Targo - wow - he was like a little kid yesterday. As soon has he got home from work he woke me up and excitedly shrieked "Get up! We've already missed some of the Trick-or-Treaters!"

We put a pumpkin on our porch, turned on our porch light, put a sign on our gate and sat out in lawn chairs. The kids were so cute. I've always been a sucker for kids. It might be because I became an aunt at age 6... I don't know.

Anyway, toward the end of the city mandated trick-or-treating time, a family with three small children came up to us. I officially squealed. The tiniest of the three was a little girl dressed as a black and white cat!

After they got their candy and ran, The Targo looked at me and rolled his eyes. "I guess I know what our kids are going to be every Halloween."


Candy said...

Hey I was an aunt at age 6 too! Unfortunately, it had the opposite effect for me - I really don't like other people's children.

L Sass said...

Yay! So many people have been blogging about nasty Trick-or-Treaters. I'm glad you and The Targo had nice ones. Chicago is awesome.

Aimee said...

hehe Targo is cute for being so excited. I kept going, "oh crap! the doorbell!" and then wrestling with the dog while simultaneously licking cookie dough off my fingers and trying to not miss a second of Ghost Hunters. I'm talented. BAH!

Becca said...

We got so few trick or treaters last year that I ended up having a whole bag of Kit Kats to take to the hospital with me. Mmmmm. It was lots of fun seeing all the excited little kids last night though!!

Michelle said...

You guys have a city mandated trick or treat time?!? There weren't a lot of kids in my neighborhood either (which is a 1st) so I didn't miss any of Ghost Hunters and I am currently eating Whoppers for breakfast and trying to figure out what to do with 5 lbs of hersheys chocolate. Hmmm.

Christi said...

How cute! I wish my hubby got that excited. He stayed home and watched Transformers while me and my mom took the kiddos out. He was like a kid when I brought all that candy home, though. LOL :) Glad you had a good Halloween.