Afraid of Halloween?

Halloween is a time for candy, costumes and the Charlie Brown cartoon special, but how did it become this way? Why are children and teens encouraged to run around the neighborhood threatening tricks? Jack-o’-lanterns are a pretty strange concept, but historically, strangers giving you candy was supposed to be a bad thing.

This, of course, is my favourite “holiday” of he year!  I love looking at the houses decorated, the original costumes and of course…all the candy!

You may already think that Halloween is a pretty bizarre holiday.  Chances are you really have no idea just how weird Halloween truly is, so for the next week, here are some facts to fix that…

 Fact #1

Irony… Samhainphobia is the fear of Halloween.

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