Happy All Saints Day! The eve was somewhere non-eventful around the 630. It seemed like there were more fireworks than trick-or-treaters. It’s just as well. All I could offer would be sunflower seeds or mints.

I read this bit in the Herald:

“At the front door, [the group of trick-or-treaters] meet 14-year-old Madeleine … wearing pink fishnet stockings, a short leopard-skin skirt and bright red lipstick.

“‘Are you Barbie?’ one of the group asks.

“Not exactly, she replies.

Magic that gets sweets out of pumpkins – NZ Herald

Which immediately reminded me of this wisdom from “Mean Girls”:

“Halloween is the one night a year when girls can dress like a total slut and no other girls can say anything about it.”

– Cady Heron (played by Lindsay Lohan) in “Mean Girls”.

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