Did I miss a memo or something?

So,

whats with all the adults putting on funny Halloween costumes today?

At the bank I dealt with a series of cowgirls.

At the insurance agency I dealt with an old witch, beside whom stood what I can only guess was a "Housewife" in a bathrobe, curlers, and the like. Beside her was a Pumpkin.

It's a little embarrassing being served by such outfits.

And I feel quite undressed with my sweater and black felt coat and red scarf.

Am I missing something? Something fun or exciting ?

I don't know.

Seems weird to me.

Comments

  1. I think I'm unintentionally going as a witch/housewife today. Madeline asked me, "Why aren't you happy it's Halloween?" And when Marc asked Madeline how her Halloween was going, she said, "Not good for mommy." I think I'd much rather be the guy in the felt coat and red scarf today. :)

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  2. The largest market for Halloween costumes is the 25-34 year old age group according to a recent NPR broadcast. Did they miss something growing up or is it just delayed adolescence?

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  3. When else do you ever get to dress up in the year? Why not take the opportunity to have some fun and be silly? I think it's great when people dress up at work and such, lightens the mood.

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  4. Um, so what did you wear today Matt???

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  5. I spent Wednesday afternoon at City Hospital with Jason making a presentation and I saw a grownup dressed up like Darth Vader. Not sure how I would feel if she was my doctor.

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  6. I was a cat. And yes, Matt, it is fun to dress up, have fun and be silly one day a year. It does lighten the mood. 25-34? Um, Hallowe'en is for pretending, right? I can be 25 for a day, sure, or even 34. Nice.

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