Happy Halloween from our "super" crew!
With Game 4 of the World Series falling on Halloween night, we joined the rest of the city in some daylight trick-or-treating to ensure we'd be back for game time at 7:07.
I can't tell you how surprised I was by Brooks. I had just come to terms with the fact that he was going to hate Halloween. The dressing up, the trick-or-treating, the scary decorations. This is my public apology. Aside from asking him to pose for a picture (and even that went better than I could have imagined), he was a total fan. I pulled out his costume this afternoon, and he couldn't wait to put it on. Even the cape. After he was dressed, he would point to himself and said "My Superman!" (as in "I'm Superman!")
At first, he was a little shy to go all the way up to a door, but he immediately ventured himself away from momma and halfway to the door while Owen walked all the way up to knock. Then when his brother would return from the door with an extra piece of candy for him, it was the greatest day ever. "Look what my have!" .. "Hatty Birday!" (A little off on the occasion, but excited nonetheless.) By the end of our walk, he was up at the door with Owen ready for his candy. He asked about the "Spooky" which was a witch who had handed out candy for the remainder of our walk.
Owen was a pro. He wasn't scared this time around -- could be because daylight was in our favor on some of the scarier houses. (We have a few houses in the neighborhood who really get into it.. a haunted house, a graveyard, and some pretty creepy "decor.") And our little Sadie was also pleased as pie to be along for the adventure. We had such a happy and agreeable crew. The evening was chilly, but tolerable.. and just overall really fun. (Can't say I'm oppose to trick-or-treating on the earlier end with small children who go to bed early!)
And then to sweeten the day.. the Royals pulled off a third WIN in New York for game 4 of the World Series! #takethecrown