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Tuesday, October 31, 2006

Trick-or-Treat Confession

I forgot today was Halloween, turned on my front porch light, and settled in for an evening of leisure.

Door bell rings. I wonder who could be disturbing my peace and quiet.

Go to the front door, and there are my neighbors. Mom, Dad, and darling little 2-year-old-decked-out-for-Halloween-cowboy. Not only did I forget it was Halloween, but am totally candyless.

I stammered out some excuse about forgetting it was Halloween, only having grown children, not used to getting trick-or-treaters in this neighborhood. (never have had ANY the whole time we've lived here.) Shamefacedly begged their forgiveness. Promised to bring candy to them on a non-Halloween day.

Basically, I'm a pitiful neighbor. Be thankful YOU don't live next door to me.

THEY were great, gracious, and merciful neighbors. They accepted my stammering, stuttering excuses with smiles.

I'm buying candy for that darlin' little cowboy TOMORROW.


Blogger Anon said...

Well, atleast you were kind enough to acknowledge their presence. I brought the kiddos over and we stood at the front door and no one answered. :)

BTW, tell my fellow freakazoid that I cannot access comments anymore on her blog. I've tried and tried. I can't read the comment section nor leave a comment. Sorry. :(

10/31/2006 10:27 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Geez GRANDMA....glad we didn't decide to head to Marion tonight!!!

WHAT SIS???? Seriously? Do you get an error message or anything? That's so strange! And now I'm really sad! =(

11/01/2006 12:15 AM  
Blogger Keetha said...

Anon - - - you gotta RING the doorbell if you want me to come to the door. ;-)

I wonder why Anon can't access the comments on your blog, I seem to be able to get into them just fine, Keri.

11/01/2006 4:22 AM  
Blogger Jim and Jaena said...

One year we forgot candy and had to hand out quarters...fortunately (for us, that is) only a family or two stopped by. :)

11/01/2006 8:40 AM  
Blogger Derby Family said...

We used to do this to people when John was small. There aren't many kids on our street. One year, he got a handfull of pennies that included a rare one. He was very happy!

11/01/2006 1:15 PM  
Anonymous DDD said...

Solution: Don't turn the light on

11/01/2006 3:12 PM  
Blogger Keetha said...

Oh how fun - - - - a NEW anonymous person has joined our circle. Let's see, ddd - - - - is that dumb, dumber, and dumbest????

Obviously I shouldn't have turned the light on - - - - - - I'm glad you pointed that out to me, I hadn't noticed.

11/01/2006 5:59 PM  
Anonymous Jeany said...

I used to buy candy in hopes for trick-or-treaters and stopped when I kept eating it all myself. I know, many suggested "take it to work", are you kidding? I don't get my hands on that much chocolate, unless of course, its Christmas...DeBrands...mmmmm...

11/05/2006 11:12 AM  
Blogger Keetha said...


Well, all this candy is at SCHOOL, where I don't have much time to delve into it myself.


11/05/2006 4:21 PM  

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