Monday, October 30, 2006

Haunty Halloween

When I was 17 my friend Alene and I dressed up as gruesome witches and terrified children (we were supposed to be passing out candy at Alene's house). Alene would open the door and simultaneously snap off the porchlight. I would jump out of the darkness wearing a black turtleneck sweater, long black skirt and a black cape, my hair a ratted mess, my face green, my lips blue and my finger nails filed to a point and painted shiny, blood red. Muhahahahahahaha! Children would scream, throw their candy into the air and run for their lives. It was quite fun.


Blogger Rob said...

So... The way you did it, you actually received candy instead of giving it out? Makes me wish I didn't have to work through Halloween night... lol

10/30/2006 09:46:00 PM  
Blogger Charlene Amsden said...

Rob -- shhhhh

10/30/2006 10:28:00 PM  
Blogger Shamelle said...

I came across your site for the first time. Interesting read! I like what you have done with your template too. Its really cool and rather different.


10/31/2006 12:39:00 AM  
Blogger Nessa said...

You are one clever witchy woman.

10/31/2006 02:45:00 AM  
Blogger Sunflower Optimism said...

Reverse Halloween! I love it!

10/31/2006 05:06:00 AM  
Blogger Gary said...

Naughty Naughty naughty. :)

10/31/2006 05:16:00 AM  
Blogger Rose Ghost said...

FUN!! I did that when I was 15 on my last proper trick or treating session. It was me and 4 of my friends and we just went about wandering the streets terrising small children It was hilarious.

10/31/2006 07:07:00 AM  
Blogger LZ Blogger said...

Believe it or not... but i made a punpkin with my granddaughters that lokked very similar to this one (sans wig and hat)! Can't picture you as a witch... (even a little one!) BOO!
Happy Halloween! ~ jb///

10/31/2006 08:12:00 AM  
Blogger Kat Campbell said...

My Dad used to put on the scariest costumes he could create and just walk into the houses of our neighbors. It was hysterical seeing them running out screaming! We could never figure out why these silly women never caught on.

10/31/2006 12:06:00 PM  
Blogger Bill ~ {The Old Fart} said...

Sounds like a fun time, nothing like having a bit of harmless fun with kids.

A Happy Holloween to you. We have to get in costume today at work, I really didn't know what to go as so I am a combination Pirate/Cowboy. Got the Pirate's wig and eyepatch and cowboy had and bandana. I look quite the mess especially with the 5 days growth of whisker.


10/31/2006 01:08:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

A woman who hates dogs and kids cain't be awwwwwl bayyyyad! (WC Fields, almost)

10/31/2006 02:48:00 PM  
Blogger Lori's Minute said...

This is like the time I was four and went trick or treating with my brother and the guy at the door was wearing some awful outfit...I was so scared I could not brother ran away but came back to get me.

10/31/2006 06:37:00 PM  
Blogger Melli said...

Ahhhhhh.... it's all clear now. The cell phone/brain thing... God always wins... he GOTCHA! (paybacks ARE a witch!)

10/31/2006 07:20:00 PM  
Blogger B.R.L said...

so You are my nightmare or someone like you.

10/31/2006 07:44:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Quilly-Sister, are you still using these tactics to get your candy? LOL - love you xoxoxo

10/31/2006 08:16:00 PM  
Blogger DaBich said...

You're a meanie!
(way to GO!!)

11/01/2006 01:42:00 AM  
Blogger Unknown said...

Shoot. I can do that without costume.

11/01/2006 04:46:00 AM  
Blogger Jeanette said...

Hi Qhill
fancy scaring the kids to get free treats lol

11/01/2006 05:14:00 AM  
Blogger Rachelle said...

hem-hem.... I always had to be beautiful for Halloween.
I think I read while I was a child that what you dress up as for Halloween reflected what you really were inside....
Raised in the Nightmare House as I was, I think being a princess was my way of saying I deserved better LOL....
Wow, okay, Freud has left the building.

11/01/2006 06:00:00 AM  
Blogger Dr.John said...

Remind me never to visit your houise on Halloween.

11/01/2006 08:28:00 AM  

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