Also it was not as cold as I had anticipated and really, I didn't spend a month making pirate costumes for no one to tell me how awesome they look. Which is pretty awesome because have you seen them? Awesome.
... who was sitting in the wagon almost the entire time. She did get out to knock on a few doors and was intrigued by the yard decors but after she got startled by a motion-activated ghost she stuck with me by the sidewalk. And of course, since her brother was delivering the candy directly to her rolling throne, there was no need for the Pirate Queen to get off it. Plus, not walking around provided her with more time to sneak candy while I was occupied with Calder. Girl has a passion for dumdums. By the time we got home, Wren had consumed one wrapper, stick and all.
I didn't take too many pictures because it was impossible. No shutter speed is fast enough for two sugared up children. It was easier getting tights on the boy than it was to take one photograph where they were both looking at me. One lady kindly offered to take a family picture.
Unfortunately that's the only full length shot I have of me in MY costume, Laura Ingalls. Like, I said, I love Halloween costumes. I even wore that to work despite the business casual dress code because, hey, it is a dress and also, I have totally run out of effs to give about what people think of me there. Still, I think it was well received. During lunchtime, I was wandering around the Loop looking for somewhere to buy some pie and a guy asked it he could hug me. That was weird. I guess he must really like cute pioneers in glasses.