Most people know that I am a huge fan of the important national holidays like Christmas, Independence Day, Gene Autry’s birthday and the wedding anniversary of Roy Rogers and Dale Evans.
My favorite holiday, however, might be Halloween. In fact, I have developed a strategy that helps me unwind as our peak tourist season passes and we welcome cooler temperatures. Instead of a big bag of the usual miniaturized candy bars to pass out, I look for something that makes a statement. This year I found packages of candy shaped like horseshoes, cowboy boots, hats and spurs.
Thinking that word would get out that I was passing out the coolest candy ever and that kids from all over town would descend upon my house, I figure I should get a little extra this year. Unfortunately, I seemed to be the only person who appreciates the incredible effort it takes to track down these delicacies on the Internet and have 23 bags shipped to my house.
I miscalculated slightly and ended up with about 19 extra bags. And that’s on top of the chocolate boots I bought and didn’t even intend to give away Read More