Post #851: New York Times article offers some perspective on safe Halloween

 

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An article in yesterday’s New York times provides some national perspective on this year’s Halloween.  (Can Halloween Be Saved? Yes, Experts Say. Here’s How, by Aimee Ortiz.)

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Post #832: Trick-or-Treat 2020, the Simplified Rules

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Homeowners / Candy Givers

  • DO place individual bags of candy in a location clearly visible to passers-by.
  • DO wave at trick-or-treaters from behind a window or glass storm door.
  • DON’T attempt to give out candy face-to-face.

Trick-or-Treaters and their families

  • DO go trick-or-treating with your family (only).
  • DO yell “trick-or-treat” as you take a bag of candy.
  • DO wave back at the homeowners / candy givers.
  • DO wave and say hello from a safe distance as you pass friends and neighbors.
  • DON’T approach a house unless bags of candy are clearly visible.
  • DON’T ring the doorbell or knock on the door.
  • DON’T accept candy face-to-face.

This is my proposal for a simple set of rules that allows for safe trick-or-treating during the pandemic.  Obviously, this is for families and homeowners / candy givers who choose to participate this year. Continue reading Post #832: Trick-or-Treat 2020, the Simplified Rules