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Halloween 2018 In Alton, New Hampshire.

by Anura Guruge


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It was a good Halloween. Compared to some past years the weather was pretty close to ideal — dry and in the mid-40Fs. It also didn’t get dark till close to 6pm. In terms of decorations this was probably the best I have seen in Alton. Some folks had gone all out. Thank you.

Funnily enough, I didn’t think it was as busy as prior years. When we were leaving Main St. around 6:15pm, the road was not that busy. Usually it is thronged. But, I am sure everybody had a great time. There was a LOT of candy — though I can honestly say that I did not have even one BITE!


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Taking Selfies My Way — Part XXXVI; Halloween (The Pirate In I) — October 31, 2018.

by Anura Guruge


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Anura Guruge pirate selfie Halloween 2018


I can identify with being a pirate. So, this was apropos. Saw the hat at a ‘Goodwill’ store some months ago. Teischan thought I should get it. Though it had a hefty price tag of $1.50 I figured I could afford it.


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‘Wason Pond’ Covered Bridge In Chester, New Hampshire.

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As with the amazing scarecrows, this too was a serendipitous discovery in Chester, New Hampshire, on Sunday, October 28, 2018, on our way to an estate sale.

It is relatively new — i.e., built in 2011. We were in Chester around that time to pick up Maya. Don’t think we noticed it then. Maybe it was still being built.

Very picturesque. Nice job. Another kudos to Chester. Obviously a justifiably proud town. Bravo.


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The Amazing 2018 Scarecrows Of Chester, New Hampshire.

by Anura Guruge


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We stumbled upon this extraordinary display of creativity, historicalitybonohime, serendipitously, on our way to an estate sale in Chester, New Hampshire, on Sunday, October 28, 2018.

It was certainly different and worth lingering over. And that we did, on the way back from the sale. We stopped at the Town Center and got out and walked — taking these pictures.

Appears that it is a yearly tradition — and I assume that it is time to coincide with Halloween. How cool. Bravo Chester. Kudos Chester. It is a lovely town. We do have an association with the town though I only recalled it when we were driving through. We got Maya, from Chester, in 2011. So, we have an emotional connection with Chester.

Definitely worth going to see, though I suspect, alas, that all the rain we have had over the last few days, including today, would have taken a toll — though the beauty of their design is that they appear to drain well.

Hats off to Chester. Great job. Very clever.


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“A Quiet Place” Movie (2018) — Breathtakingly Bad; I Refuse To Stay Quiet About It.

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With Halloween nearly upon us, Teischan (12) wanted to see a ‘real’ horror movie. She picked this after having seen trailers for it online. I had never heard of it, but was happy to indulge her — and, furthermore, it was available on Amazon Video for $4.99 (in HD).

Well, she was suitably petrified and as such impressed. But, even SHE noticed some of the blatant flaws in the premise of this story and the plot.

It is just plain unrealistic. Too many holes. Not at all logical. Leaves you very unsatisfied. Shame. They could have done better if they had given the storyline some thought.

Do NOT recommend unless you want to spend 90-minutes watching a totally mindless movie.


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Halloween Watch Faces For Garmin Watches — Fenix, Forerunner, Vivoactive Etc.

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Got a heads up on this from Garmin via Twitter.

Realized that this would be of interest to some of you.

They haven’t been downloaded as much I would have expected.

So, I am letting you.

Not my cup of tea. I am happy having ‘ActiFace‘ on my new Fenix 5 Plus all the time.

Happy Halloween. Cheers.


My Halloween selfie.

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