Sunday, November 1, 2015
Here are some nice things about celebrating Halloween when your kids are all grown up:
No more month-long emotionally explosive debates over what costume to wear.
No more mandatory trips to over-priced, highly commercialized and always-muddy pumpkin farms.
No more knife-wielding youngsters attempting to carve large, slippery vegetables.
No more frenzied getting-ready sessions in which everyone worries that the others will leave without them.
No more post-trick-or-treating "It's late and I'm insanely tired" crying episodes.
Which means that our family of adults celebrates Halloween by focusing all our efforts on the single most essential element of the day:
Eating a ridiculous amount of candy.