October in the Carolinas

Halloween, the end of daylight.


Next year, Daylight Savings Time will be extended a full month, I just wish they’d do away with it for good. As a kid, Halloween signaled shorter days, less time to play. As an adult, I dislike night arriving in the afternoon, just throws your whole rhythm out of whack.

This will be the first Halloween for us in Charlotte, I figure to see more kids out than I saw in Miami. Gonna pick up a pumpkin and decorate the front yard with festive seasonal items. Maybe I’ll put on a costume and go trick or treating, so I’m a tall kid ;)

Sun goes down, I’m all dressed up,
I set out to try my luck.
Walkin’ up and down the street,
I knock on the door and say…