Story archives - tag: "halloween"

Odd Elizabeth

They suspected we were at the graveyard because it was Halloween, but when I pointed to the date on the tombstone the guard looked remorseful and told me to stay.

tags: death halloween sadness [add]

2010-09-23 13:34:59 / Rating: 661.25 /

masked avenger

I watched a gorilla punch a priest and realized I love Halloween.

tags: halloween costumes may have been king kong [add]

2009-11-06 14:23:54 / Rating: 531 /

miss milwaukee's nameless

While trick-or-treating, my four-year-old nephew received a plastic baggy full of dirty pennies.

tags: humor halloween stay classy milwaukee [add]

2009-11-06 14:13:17 / Rating: 361.75 /

Joker in a Dress

The Halloween store clerk looked surprised when I asked for a non-slutty nurse costume.

tags: halloween surprise costume nurse [add]

2008-10-30 22:14:28 / Rating: 710.75 /

B. Remembered

When I think of Halloween, I think of how your roommates must have found you that night.

tags: suicide halloween [add]

2008-10-30 22:12:48 / Rating: 479.75 /


I realized the world had changed from when I was a kid when they not only took all the candy but also the bowl we'd had for 20 years.

tags: halloween candy greed lost innocence [add]

2008-07-08 09:54:34 / Rating: 519 /

forgotten facts

A man and a boy trick-or-treated at my house years ago, and I closed the door on them after I had filled their bags, never knowing that they were my father and my brother.

tags: separation halloween divorce clueless [add]

2008-03-10 10:16:45 / Rating: 676.5 /


Answering the door to trick-or-treaters in all her hairless chemo glory, my mother has inspired me more than she could ever imagine.

tags: halloween cancer chemo inspiration mothers daughters [add]

2007-11-09 11:01:52 / Rating: 915.5 /


My parents thought I was disturbed when I went as a serial killer one year, but it was time the Trix Rabbit learned that no means no.

tags: halloween humor childhood tragedy [add]

2006-10-30 00:20:23 / Rating: 729.25 /


We were having loads of fun with our Halloween pranks until the man with the shotgun told us he was not amused.

tags: halloween [add]

2006-10-27 11:49:45 / Rating: 446.75 /


Using my $40 lightsaber, I fought with the mini-Darth Maul using my Sith-like mind tricks, and I won his bag of candy.

tags: halloween humor victory darth maul lightsaber candy [add]

2006-10-25 11:03:15 / Rating: 661.25 /


Trick-or-treat bags in hand, we jumped into the woods to dodge the car that tried to hit us.

tags: halloween vehicular assault [add]

2006-10-24 13:28:10 / Rating: 366.25 /