When I was little, everything about this time of year, from the turning of the leaves to the starting of school to the time change, was really just a precursor to one, all-important night.
Of course, right? But I don't know want to start this column with a personal anecdote as much as a challenge. As I put together next week's edition of The Guide, I want to hear about your favorite Halloween costumes and/or costume ideas. As a youngster, were you proud as punch of your Ninja Turtle duds? Do you and your hubby create elaborate couple-themed costumes that make your neighbors jealous (salt/pepper, Mario/Luigi, Palin/McCain)? If so, I want to hear about it. Write me paragraph or just a few sentences — and even add a high-res photo if you want — and send them to stina@ ...