Pics from our low-key COVID Halloween
To say 2020 hasn’t been the year I hoped it would be is an understatement. Halloween was no exception. With the novel coronavirus making a comeback some are calling a second wave in New Jersey, it wasn’t the same. My older kids did not want to go trick-or-treating with all the CDC warnings. In fact my daughter didn’t even want to get a costume this year. My little boys’ mother didn’t want to risk them trick-or-treating in the traditional way either. Even though I wanted them to I wasn’t going to steamroll her on her concerns.
But at least my daughter got together with a few friends for a Halloween party even though there were no costumes to show you. My 15 year old however bought some UV face paint and a UV flashlight for a small gathering he attended.
Here’s a pic without the flashlight...
My littlest, Cooper, went as an MLB player. I like to think of him in this pic as Jimmy Dugan from A League Of Their Own screaming about no crying in baseball.
This is a very happy 5 year old. Atticus was Woody from Toy Story.
Atticus attended a Halloween party at his school and Cooper made a special trip with his mom to the school where she teaches to do some safer, more controlled trick-or-treating there. Our friend Dave tried to turn him into a Phillies fan.
There were minimal decorations on my house; some pumpkins, tombstone, skull, police tape. That small table with the candy spread out is how everyone in my neighborhood was trying to give away candy safely.
Cooper the next day diving into some of his stuff.
Atticus proudly showing off his haul.
Hopefully next year will be a normal Halloween. We could all use a little normal.
The post above reflects the thoughts and observations of New Jersey 101.5 talk show host Jeff Deminski. Any opinions expressed are Jeff Deminski's own.