Thought for the day

"Arms are the only true badges of liberty.  The possession of arms is the distinction of a free man from a slave." -- Andrew Fletcher 1698



While it's always been a little scary and a lot of fun, Halloween doesn't always look like it seems now. Carving and carving pumpkins has always been a part of American tradition, but it's only recently that elaborate costumes, organized trick-or-treating, and haunted mazes have become a thing. There are many different traditions of Halloween making in the early 20th century, many of which began regionally, but have since spread to the rest of the country. Some of them have been changed only slightly, while others have completely disappeared. Let's get scary.