Happy Halloween

I ended up carving a pumpkin after all. Claire named it Wendy because it is winking — Winkie Wendy. Claire is doing much, much better. Her fever broke yesterday. She’s still tired and has a cough, but she is well enough to say she wants to go trick-or-treating, even though I suspect she really doesn’t know what that means. I’m not sure we will go, but if we do, it will be for a very brief outing. She doesn’t really want to wear a costume. Perhaps we’ll don her in one of my blouses (long enough to be a dress) and costume jewelry, and she can go as a “lady.”

She has been waking at 5 and 5:30 a.m., so we’ll see how early she gets up tomorrow after we fall back an hour on the clock! (Please please please sleep; don’t wake up at 4 a.m.!)

winkie wendy
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One Comment on “Happy Halloween”

  1. Sister Says:

    Such a character..your pumpkin! Claire must be having so much fun with the festivities of the Autumn Rituals!

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