Halloween Pix

The world's cutest lady bug (11/2009)
The world's cutest lady bug (Oct 2009)

As promised, a couple of pictures from Halloween this year. The first is, as you can clearly see, the world’s cutest lady bug! (Or “leggy bug”, somewhat ironically, in Li-speak.) She was really excited about her costume — including the hat with the little antennae — which is always a question, but made it really easy to get her ready to go visit a few of the neighbors’ houses. There were a couple of houses with scary music or where the people answering the door were dressed in scary costumes that threw her off a little bit, but for the most part she did great. We’d been working on getting her to say the “trick or treat!” part of it (“No, you say it, Daddy!”) and after the first house, where she would only whisper it, she got the hang of it…

A couple of hippies that showed up and agreed to cover door-duty on Halloween
A couple of hippies that showed up and agreed to cover door-duty on Halloween (Oct 2009)

We also recently found the hippie on the left living in our basement. He and his friend Fi agreed to cover front-door duty for trick-or-treaters, including serenading them accompanied by guitar, as we took the little lady bug on her neighborhood rounds, which worked out well…