HALLOWEEN is on its way!
HALLOWEEN is a-o-k!
HALLOWEEN is quite a day!
Quite an evening, anyway!
My sophomore year of college, I almost FORGOT that Halloween was on its way! So, I went to the local Target with a couple of friends, hoping to find some last-minute costume things for me. There we found the costume selection BARREN: Nothing but sexy nurses and a few toddler Elmos! I tried pulling an Elmo on, but it was not pretty.
It took like 10 minutes and some team work to extract me from the Elmo pelt, and I felt pretty disheartened. As we turned to go, however, something caught my eye, and inspiration struck!
It was festive treat bucket, the inside of which, for reasons unknown, was lined with black mesh. This meant that I could put it on my head and see perfectly fine, invisible as my eyes were to observers! And the price just couldn’t be beat. When the day came, I threw on my big coat and pair of jeans, and there was my Halloween costume!
Don’t you think for one SECOND that it was lame. It was AWESOME. You know why? Because I had the SPIRIT of the season inside of me. A bucket-headed goofus becomes a NIGHTMARE if they shamble through the darkness like something eyeless and boneless and silent and bad. I stumbled and reeled! I fell carelessly into contorted messes and sprang up with ease! I turned and drooped and lept! My bucket head lolled loose, and my arms were like putty windmills. I upset my friends! I made a toddler cry with fear and hide her face in her mother’s coat! I got a lot of bruises from falling, but it was worth it.
Because it was so successful, it is definitely a favorite costume of mine.
What is YOUR favorite costume of YOURS, and why??