Friday, October 31, 2008
Halloween In Our Family, Part Two
Riddle: What do witches use on their hair on Halloween?
1973, R has a real ladies' blond wig, and Grampy built a frame to make him really tall. Notice the small opening in his coat so he can see out and breathe.
1974, same costume and wig for R, but now L is wearing the coat.
1974, L and R going to a church party. R's vest from a past year is now small, but she has fringed plastic pants and a really, really tall feather. L is wearing Grampy's old bathrobe, my rollers and hairnet, and white facial night cream on her face.
1975, L wearing Grampy's clothes and cap, R still wearing the blonde wig.
1975, R as an alien. Yes, she's wearing a white trash bag, and those are decorated milk jugs on her feet.
1976, R as Wonder Woman in the elementary school parade.
1977, R wearing her sister's Karate Gi, going to a Primary party.
1977, R in her classroom at Lincoln School.
"Ho, Ho, Ho, Green Giant."
1977, R as the Jolly Green Giant in the school parade.
1978, R as a gypsy at the Lincoln School parade.
1980, R as a gypsy, in 7th grade at Junior High.
1988, B and L
1988, I answered the doorbell, candy dish in hand, and found this scary creature. Just Grampy coming home from work wearing his lunchbox on his head.
Riddle answer: Scare spray