We celebrated Halloween a lot this year. On Thursday night we dressed up for the SLO Farmer's Market. On Sat. we painted faces on the Pismo Pier. On Sat. night my daughter's family went to a Halloween party and I stayed at her house and handed out candy. I got to be a witch and a pirate.
But I also spent the time thinking about my ancestors. My departed mother, my sister who is either missing or deceased, and friends I've lost to cancer. Halloween or Samhain as is the pagan tradition is the day for honoring the dead.