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Happy Halloween! [Oct. 31st, 2009|05:06 pm]
Angelic Fruitcake
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I treated myself to a day out. I went to the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art on the U of O campus to see an exhibit of Comic Book art. Yeah. I capitalized Comic Book. What of it? Then I moved down the street and saw a small, authentic exhibit of Dia de los Muertos-related art at the Maude Kearns Art Center. No sugar skulls were given away, darn it, but the art was great.

I stopped at a restaurant to kill time while waiting for the bus. Bad habit, I know. But they had a promotion going on whereby they flipped a coin and if it was heads, you get your food free. It was heads! Great day, over all.

While out and about seeing the exhibits, I saw some costumes. I saw a woman dressed in a full-body penguin costume -- the yellow bill protruding from her forehead. She was carrying a purse as daintily as if she were in a ball gown. I saw Alex and a few of his droogies from A Clockwork Orange. I saw a couple of skanky schoolgirls, a French maid, Captain Jack Sparrow, and a fairy.

I always think about participating in Halloween but never do. I figure why work and struggle to come up with a costume to make myself more self-conscious than I already am in my own skin. I figure next year I'll get over it. Maybe I'll go as a gnome or a Hobbit or something. Or something with wings. I want wings! Green insect-type wings or fairy wings or feathery angel-y wings. I'm going to dress up next year. And I'll photos to prove it. Maybe by then I'll even have the camera and camera skills to do it myself.

[User Picture]From: paraesthesia
2009-11-01 02:57 am (UTC)
Heh. Find some obscure bug book at the local library and dress up as a flying insect! I have an outrageous 2010 calendar of iridescent beetles - they are outrageously beautiful! Heh. Buzzzzzzzzz!
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[User Picture]From: recumbentgoat
2009-11-01 04:37 am (UTC)
zombie fairy princess!! with half-eaten wings!! lol
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[User Picture]From: senecasaurus
2009-11-01 09:27 pm (UTC)

I was once The Easter Bunny but i had fangs and and a basket of cigarettes and raw meat for the kids. everyone loved it.
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[User Picture]From: used_songs
2009-11-01 12:26 pm (UTC)
There's something very satisfying about people watching/studying. I always wonder about them, what their stories are.
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