Tuesday, November 01, 2011

Happy Halloween

Halloween this year was so much fun. Soren was over-the-top excited by his super scary Unknown Phantom costume and wore it nearly every day for the month before Halloween.

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Since there really isn't any trick-or-treating in our neighborhood, we headed into town to one of the nice neighborhoods where we could park the car and walk around. It was a blast. And also a fun experiment in taking photos in tricky lighting.

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The photos of the night turned into a study of beautiful doorways. There were so many pretty homes.

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Soren inadvertanly discovered the secret of getting extra candy. The people would come to the door, give him candy, he'd say thanks. Then he'd just kind of stand there, I knew he just felt weird about taking the candy and running off. But since the people couldn't see his face, they didn't really know what was going on. Why isn't this kid leaving? There'd be a few awkward moments and then they'd just start dumping more candy into his bag! Genius.

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And, much to Soren's delight, many people told him he looked really scary!

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