12 Days of Halloween – Day 9

The Great Pumpkin

This time of year always makes me nostalgic. I remember as a young boy writing my annual letter to my idol and forgoing trick-or-treating with the other kids to hang out and wait for him to show on Halloween night. All the other kids laughed at me, even this round-headed boy who was the very definition of uncool. Anyway, I was disappointed year after year, stood up repeatedy, cold and shivering in a pumpkin patch.

Oh, wait a minute…