Tuesday, November 02, 2010

All Hallows Eve

I wasn’t expecting to dress up this year but boredom got the best of me.  You see, we were going to meet up with another family and go trick or treating.  I start getting the kids ready for a 6pm departure at about 4:30pm.  It doesn’t take that long to get them ready contrary to what every Sunday morning church departure has taught me.  At 5:30pm we make the call to see if the other family is ready and they tell us 6:30.

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I had an hour surrounded by face paint and an imagination.  The easiest thing, I think, is a zombie.  15 minutes later, I am done with make up and bored again.  In my mind, I associate Black Lantern’s with zombies.  Not a huge leap and I wonder what the black lantern symbol is.  I check it out on google and my first thought is that I could draw that pretty easily.  So 20 minutes later I am standing there with a black lantern symbol on the chest of my black leather jacket. 

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Of course no one knew that I was a black lantern.  I did get compliments on my face paint though.  One person asked what the symbol on my chest was but didn’t know what a black lantern was and probably didn’t know what a green lantern was either. 

"The blackest night falls from the skies,
The darkness grows, as all light dies,
We crave your hearts and your demise,
By my black handthe dead shall rise!" –Black Lantern Creed

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5 comments:

Pat Tillett said...

considering that you did it spur of the moment, you did a good job.
I suppose very few folks would know of "black lantern."

I would have known! I'm not sure if that makes me weird or not...probably so!

TS Hendrik said...

Wicked flippin' awesome. Way to stray outside the obvious. I love the costume. Great job for a quick improv.

Budd said...

thanks guys, wish I could say that I worked hard on it.

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