October 30, 2019
It’s all about the candy.
I’ve read in the news where some schools in California, Illinois, New Jersey, and Vermont are cancelling Halloween celebrations and parades. Their argument is that some families don’t want to celebrate or participate. That’s fine. They don’t have to, but why ruin the day for everyone else? There are way too many kill joys in the world.
Halloween hasn’t changed much over the years. It’s always been a sweet, festive, holiday even though it’s not a real holiday. As a kid, a real holiday meant no school. Halloween never really counted as real in that re...