I haven't dressed up for Halloween in years. But back when I did, a favorite costume of mine was dressing up as a tourist (flowery shirt, khaki shorts, sneakers, hip pack, straw hat, sunglasses, hanging a camera from my neck, carrying some maps/brochures).
Unfortunately I don't have any pictures of myself in my tourist get-up, but something like this was my inspiration:
Come to think of it, I always wore sneakers but it would have been an even better look to wear socks with sandals. E.g.:
(By the way - a little side story on passport photos. The specs on U.S. passport photos include a white background. Adam recently had a photographic adventure with wearing a white shirt during his passport photo-shoot. =D )
2. Fat Tuesdays
Since I don't have a tourist costume picture to share, here's a real Halloween picture. It was taken probably seven years ago with my friend Mark.
|Party on, rock on!|
Just a mask and some Mardi Gras beads that I got in New Orleans. Keeping things simple!
3. Curses! Foiled Again
I had recently made a loose goal to run at least 60 miles every month. I'm at 56 miles for the month of October, so I was hoping to get in four more miles today.
This Saturday I am running the Carrera de los Muertos 5K, and they have packet pickup today at a location about 2.5 miles away from where I live. I thought that maybe this evening I could run there to pick up my packet, and log about 5 miles round-trip in the process. Productive AND efficient, right? YES!
Unfortunately, it it is raining like the dickens today. I present to thee, Exhibit 1. Aka, the weather forecast for today. I can't remember the last time I've ever seen a 100% chance of rain for pretty much all of daylight.
I feel bad for all the trick-or-treaters and their parents trying to make the rounds amidst the torrential downpour. What a bummer for them! And needless to say, I don't think I'll be taking a run to packet pickup today, either. =(
Happy Halloween to all! Let me know what fun celebratory festivities you have on the agenda!