It was quality and not quantity when it came to the houses playing the Trick-or-Treat game in our New Orleans neighborhood tonight. I took Kalypso and Gilgamesh out. Kalypso was a dead Geisha girl, and Gilgamesh was the Grim Reaper. It seemed there was about one house with candy every other block. But they were so excited to see kids in costume they were generous with the goods. Sometimes there were several blocks in a row with nobody home. A couple of times National Guards trucks drove by, as in this picture:
Therese stayed at home and had two groups come by all night, for a total of 4 kids. But we were glad to be pioneers, and everyone agreed that next year there will be both more trick-or-treaters and more houses with candy. Now that the kids are jacked up on sugar, it's time to watch a scary movie before they puke. Happy Halloween everyone!