The freak snowstorm kept me away from Halloween parties on Saturday, and since I’m too old for trick-or-treating, I’ll have to content myself with watching the local kids this evening as they make their rounds in the neighborhood.
Ordinarily, I love getting dressed up for Halloween. My costumes have ranged from the overly conceptual — in college, I wore slouchy pants and spoke reverently of Kurt Cobain and Quentin Tarantino as “Generation X” — to the questionably conceived (James Dean; but I couldn’t get my short hair to gel right, and my bicepless arms swam in my plain white t-shirt). Last year, I was an easier-to-identify Sherlock Holmes.
Do you celebrate Halloween? What’s your costume this year?