Happy Halloween


No Half Measures

When I was young, there were different factors that meant we didn’t do traditional trick or treating. There was that scare in the 80s with people putting needles in apples or ground glass in other candy — I’m still not sure why that happened and it certainly left a scar since I inspect everything very carefully to this day. Plus, we were neck deep in a religious organization that frowned on pagan things. So, we didn’t do much collecting candy or dressing up other than religious characters for private parties.

Now that we have kiddos, we’ve tried to give them different experiences. Where we live, people drive in to our neighborhood to trick or treat, so we have options. Most years, we just sit on the front porch and hand out candy. It’s a good way to see neighbors and interact without having to walk so much.

As I do…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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