How to ‘spook’ your friends |

How to ‘spook’ your friends

On Oct. 11 or 12, The Union printed an article by Beth Whitehouse (Newsday) titled “Treat friends, neighbors to ‘ghosting’ for Halloween.” We read this delightful news item and decided to give it a try.

On Oct. 30, we began our adventure in the afternoon by making foam-core ghosts with smiley faces to put in our goodie bags. Then we made up a poem to explain our goodie bags. Then we put on dark clothes – so as not to be seen – left the goodie bag on the front porch and rang the doorbell. We got all our other bags, our great-grandchildren and a flashlight back in the car before the door opened.

This was a wonderful, fun family adventure. We called it “spooking houses,” and we sure hope the friends we spooked had as much fun as we did.

Thank you for the article and for giving us the idea.

Anne Wood & Joy Harris

Nevada City great-grandmothers

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