Tag Archives: Halloween
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/
I personally don’t, but many people do. http://www.cnn.com/2010/LIVING/10/26/we.love.ghost.stories/index.html
Whether witches, werewolves, vampires, trolls, and the like are real or not (and who’s to say?), they are definitely historic and thus qualify for inclusion in Time Travelling With Kids during the month in which kids are eagerly awaiting the arrival of Halloween. Since fellow writer, Marva Dasef, knows much more about that sort of […]
The familiar Halloween cry of, “Trick or Treat!”, came into being in 1930s America, and was first referred to in print in a Portland Oregon newspaper article about the problems local police were having with Halloween pranksters. By the 1940s, kids were yelling it outside houses nationwide.