Tag Archives: All Hallow’s Eve
Wishing you a happy – and safe – Halloween, that’s mindful of social distancing in those areas where it is celebrated and is, in these trying times, being permitted to be celebrated.
The photo above is of Lucky, one of five black beauties our family has shared home & hearth with over the years. He strayed to us as a kitten in 1998, just before Halloween. https://www.petfinder.com/cats/living-with-your-cat/cats-and-witches-history-black-cat/ https://www.daysoftheyear.com/days/black-cat-day/
Halloween masks. Those creepy looking plastic things that make the wearer too hot, get wet with condensed breath, and obstruct vision unless parents cut the eye-holes larger. Which is probably why they’re the first things kids discard at Halloween parties. They do add much to certain costumes, however. The first masks were worn at the […]
It’s October, and there are several October celebrations that have histories kids might like to investigate. These include: Tag der Deutschen Einheit (German Unity Day): Germany (October 3rd). The re-unification of Germany wasn’t all that long ago (1990), but it’s far enough back to be history to the children of the new millennium. The Rederie […]