“Shadows of a thousands years rise again unseen, voices whisper in the trees, ‘Tonight is Halloween!'”
There’s no snow in the forecast here until Thursday, and the weather is even milder in town. Good news for Trick or Treaters! Growing up in Alaska, our Halloween costumes were purchased extra-large to fit over our snow pants and parkas. When darkness fell, about 6:00pm, the procession of children waddled up the snowbanks, bags in hand, fingers and toes turning into icicles inside our mittens and mukluks. At the mercy of our parents and their flashlights, the evening never lasted long — though we protested we weren’t cold at all.
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