Monday, October 31, 2005

Happy Halloween!


The candy is gone, the porch lights are out and the door is closed, the witches, Batmen, Spideys, Scary Movie Killers and princes have all flown on in search of sweet Halloween treats, bringing another Halloween on Spruce Street to a close. This year I didn't give out comics for the first time in years. I didn't have time to go through the attic and dig for decent comics to give away this year; and I don't think the kids missed it, only one kid asked for comics.

I had a Halloween party last nite in Casa Manley, many were invited but only a few hardy partiers came. My Brother Marc, ( his own gruesomeness a costume itself) my neighbor and good buddy Chuck from next door, Jamar and Darcy, Claire and Echo.




I invited many more but so many people were busy, out of town this weekend or hung over from Saturday to attend. Losers!

The spread was readied early while the night was still slumbering in it's tomb.


Those who braved the ghoulish night were treated to a monstrous dinner cooked by the Monsterman himself...




Home made Chili, corn bread, and wings!

We had quite a few costumes...




Killer Claire!





And of course, your host...Monster Manley.



We ate, joked, drew and had a great time. I hope to host an even bigger party next Halloween!

12 comments:

Marqas said...

Man, that's just wrong. I couldn't sleep last night and it had nothing to do with the 13lbs. of chicken wings and corn bread that I ate.

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Bobby Timony said...

Sweeeeeet!

Echo said...

I love this pic! :-) oh by the way you won't believe where I eventually found 95 last night, I was so lost:-(

Echo said...

"Those who braved the ghoulish night were treated to a monstrous dinner cooked by the Monsterman himself..." Mike, my mom loves your chicken:-)

Jamar said...

Wait, Mike made you a plate? i didn't get JACK!

I could use some chili right now . . .

Mike M said...

I asked you if you wanted a plate...

Jamar said...

When?

Fuck, I'm hungry.

Mike M said...

I'll put it in the window like Yogi Bear.

RJM said...

Mike,

This is the 6th year that I've given comic books along with candy, and it was a bigger hit then I can remember! I picked up these little comics from my local shop (I talked about it here: http://thebaboonbellows.blogspot.com/2005/10/halloween-treats.html) I had over 60 kids come by and most of them were first surprised then happy to get a comic. I even had three kids (all girls) actually come back and thank me for the comic!
Later in the evening after I'd run out of books a couple kids had remembered me for giving books before and were disappointed that I'd run out.

Thanks again for the party invite Mike, I'll start making my costume for next year today!

John Beatty said...

Looked damn fun!

Nobody invited me to a party...#%&^*!!!

Of course...I'm down here in Florida all alone...but just didn't get motivated to go out either.

Damn...Chili and Corn Bread, Chicken...

Make me a plate...sounds like good eats!

TheMulf said...

Cool party, Mmm Mmm chicken.
Here is my blog i mentioned, with some NY pics. http://themulf.blogspot.com/

Echo said...

To thank you for being a such great party host, I am gonna have to take you to my favorite Vietnam place in Philadephia^^