Opinion: Halloween brings heavy traffic to house

November 3, 2010 at 3:27 am in The Daily Republic

I wrote the other day about my aversion to scary movies, but after Sunday evening, I have a new definition of scary.
None of those movies that used to have me running down the dark streets for home as a kid in Chamberlain comes close to the terror that strikes when you sit on your front porch at 7:12 p.m. on Halloween evening holding a huge candy bowl and watch a 6-year-old dressed as a princess (or maybe a fairy or an angel) politely dip her small hand into the bowl and take the last miniature Snickers bar and drop it into her plastic jack-olantern. Continue Reading