Friday, October 31, 2008

Come on-a my house!

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Margie: Edna, I'm very excited about Halloween this year. I think it's wonderful that we decided to have a haunted house for all the children in Jericho.

I do have one small concern, sister, and I'll say this as nicely as I can. You said you'd like to greet the children at the door. If you do that, Edna, they'll run away screaming and will never see the haunted house.

Edna: Margie, if I had a nickel for every time you insulted me, I'd be richer than Bill Gates. You know good and well that the reason I want to greet the children is because I want to see their little costumes. They always look so cute, trying to be scary.

I hope we have a better turn-out this year than we did last Halloween. We spent all that time decorating the house and barely any children came.

Margie: See how you are, Edna? I tell the truth and you call it an insult. I love to see the little costumes too.

There's your answer, Edna. Barely any children came last year because you were waiting by the door. Besides, you ate most of the candy.

Edna: Oh no you don't, you fibber, I'm not the one who went to bed early last Halloween with a stomachache! I don't think we had as many decorations last year, maybe that was the problem. Everything looks nice and spooky this year, and I like how you put those fake spiderwebs out in the bushes.

Margie: I like how you helped Cousin T with his werewolf costume. He's going to do a good job this year.

Edna, here's a scary thought. Do you think Aunt Biddy and Itty Biddy will wear costumes this year?

Edna: Lord help us, those two look so ridiculous on a normal day, I'm not sure you'd be able to tell the difference between a costume and how they usually look.

I ran into Deputy Jimmy yesterday, and he said he's going to bring his two little ones by the house tonight. I told him to spread the word, we've got lots of candy and fun thrills in store for all the Jericho kids.

Margie: Deputy Jimmy? Bye, Edna. I'm going to the mall and exchange my costume.

Edna: Margie, if you can't show a lawman your costume, it's probably not good to show the young'uns either. Good thing I decided on the flapper dress, it's family-friendly.

Now go put something decent on and hurry back, I hear some children coming up the walk.

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Happy Halloween
from Margie and Edna!

7 comments:

Laane said...

Have a happy halloween too.

Beadwright said...

Happy Halloween to you as well. I am also very excited this year. It is the first time in 20 years that we have lived where there are kids in the area. I have decorated my house and have my attire ready to wear. The pumpkin bucket is full of candy too. I wanted to tell you how fantastic your Halloween pictures are.

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Angie Atkinson said...

LOL! I love your blog. You two are comic geniuses. I always get a laugh here, and some days it makes my day! In fact, I think it's UberGreat *wink* LOL! Come check out my blog (today's entry). I've left something for you. Thanks for sharing the gift of humor!

gLoR!e said...

Happy Halloween! I wish those children in Jericho will scare the effort decoration of margie!:)


its makes my Halloween laugh not scared!:)

Silly Willy and Fluffy said...

Happy Halloween to you two delightful ladies! The way you two plan for an event is very entertaining. Because you care makes it very special. So that makes you both very special to all of us. We love the pics on todays post.
Your friends, Silly Willy & Fluffy

P.S. How was Cousin T dressed?

VirusHead said...

I love this blog. Happy Halloween, and enjoy "turn back the clock" day too!

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