She places the bowl of sweets—candies, cakes, and other goodies—at the table with a smile. All the neighborhood children should be starting with their trick or treating pretty soon, and Mrs. Buckley wants to be ready for when they pass by her home. They’re apparently planning a good prank this year, in case the doors wouldn’t open fast enough—something to shock the adults when they finally did so.
Mrs. Buckley smiles; she remembers when she was that young and mischievous, especially for All Hallows Eve. She hopes her own children will have memories just as wonderful.
Speaking of which—
“Susan? John?” She calls from the stairwell. “Are you two ready yet?” Continue reading