A Little Home in the Bluegrass – A Belated Post About Jacob’s Halloween

Jacob’s first Halloween in Lexington was splendid. I can’t believe I forgot to post about this experience of his.

We went to a chili cook-off at the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church with Jacob in his costume and he received praises for his genuinely scary costume – a “messy” skeleton zombie.

Daddy and Jacob carved 2 fine jack-o-lanterns that we enjoyed every night for a whole month. They went trick-or-treating in the Chevy Chase neighborhood near our home and raved about the fun of it to Mommy and James when they got home.

People loved Jacob’s costume and the people themselves got dressed up in scary costumes waiting for kids right in front of their houses.  One young family and their friends even went all out to create a creepy graveyard complete with tombstones and ghosts right in their front yard.  Jacob noticed that graveyard on his way home from school, so Daddy and Jacob decided they must explore it. The ghosts were giant compared to Jacob but he was brave and even said “boo” to one of them.

About debrotnguyen

A smitten couple and loving parents in our mid 30s. We have lived in 3 different countries together. We dream of living in a fourth country together after our children grow up. We love long walks in the woods, climbing mountains, fishing, traveling, reading, and being together. David has an MBA and is a financial advisor with Edward Jones. He works hard to better people's lives by helping them with financial knowledge and planning. Lam is primarily a Mom and a wife, but is currently a graduate school student.
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