|Okay, look. I want
to your Halloween party, but you've got to work around my
If you're planning to throw a party, have a read and consider what I
a lot of us will be up to, okay?
10/27/07 = Saturday
Halloween. This is the best night to go out and party,
in Oak Lawn (yes, even if you're straight; I will most certainly be
Don't stay in for a party on this night, let alone throw one.
10/31/07 = Wednesday,
Not only is it a weeknight (i.e., no one can really stay out late),
about the kids. This is the night where we keep the tradition
Give out candy to reward the kids who take the time and trouble to
up. Reward the parents who don't bow to the Jesus freaks who
like Halloween to fade away so we'll only believe in superstitions
think are real and not the ones we know are pretend.
11/3/07 = Saturday after
Sure, the most awesome day of the year has passed, but you've already
your dress rehearsal (twice maybe, since if you're me, you'll dress up
to give out candy). This is the most awesome night for a
Incidentally, Friday nights work as
well. Yes, I'm already penciling things in on my calendar, but
definitely try to make an appearance so long as you steer clear of
and 10/31 and black cats. Deal? Great.