Thursday, October 31, 2013

Happy Halloween

Some truly scary stuff is going on here. They're talking about canceling trick or treating because of a weather front that is moving in today with high winds. A cold front with strong, gusty winds, they're warning. Come on kids. Tough it out if you really want the candy.
Also, making my day is a selfie shot sent by my daughter Grace.
That's sure to shock anyone.
I texted her back and said, "I told  you to dump that guy!"
But luckily, I'm joking and I know that she is in her stage makeup class doing her best to look bruised and battered.
Does anyone remember the David Sedaris story where his sister Amy goes to have her picture taken for a magazine story about New York women? Amy asked to look like a battered woman? Love David Sedaris. Here's the story.
Hope Grace remembers to take off that makeup before heading to her next class.

5 comments:

Franca Bollo said...

YES! I remember him reading the story on NPR years ago. She goes shopping after the shoot still in make-up.

Paulita said...

Ha, yes, Franca. I love David Sedaris, don't you?

Linda said...

I'm here in the States and am so enjoying that uniquely American holiday of Halloween. Had fun seeing all of the costumes and handing out candy.

Paulita said...

Linda, Glad you got a true American Halloween

Alexa said...

Thank you for the link—I laughed so hard I cried! (And I think Grace could give Amy Sedaris some competition in that makeup.)

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