Just a thought before we get too far away from the scariest night of the year. We're avid fans of the annual candy-fest; in moderation of course. We've been lucky enough to have hundreds of "trick or treaters" hit the door bell over the years and shout out the phrase that pays-"trick or treat"!
It's been a largely positive Halloween exchange historically but 2017 was exceptional. By our guesstimates it was the largest crowd of neighbors ever and without hesitation we can say they were the most polite. It's such a contrast from disruptive events taking place but a welcome interaction at a time when we could really use a good sign.
Every doorbell ringer to a character had the courtesy to say "thank you" and if they missed the cue an adult was right there to remind them. 100% polite in 2017-we'll take what we can get on the positive scale these days and nights.