This evening, all across the nation, children of all ages will be going door to door Trick or Treating. Most of them will be dressed in costumes of all types. There will be candy being given away by the handful. There will be laughter.
I’m not sure how the whole Trick or Treat tradition started, particularly since Halloween was originally referred to as "All Hallows Eve" – the day before the Feast of All Saints’ Day. All of that aside, it’s become a day of jack-o-lanterns, ghouls, goblins, witches flying on brooms, ghosts, candy corn, and costume parties for adults. Everyone seems to be having fun. (more…)