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High priestess at our entrance with scarecrow and tin man
Halloween fell on a Saturday night so our party was actually on OCT. 31st. Not always the case. We also lucked out in getting a beautiful night for a party. Not too cold and clears sky’s. The rain didn’t hit till Sunday night.


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This year started a little different with Danny Lynch and friends playing acoustic music on the front porch as people came. We had some outside tables so people could sit and enjoy the night and his bluegrass music before the party really got going. Danny ‘s getting pretty good these days on the fiddle.


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Danny Lynch



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Gary and Deanna having drinks at the tables out front.


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Pam and Mike out on the bench


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Sue and Willie enjoying their wine on the bench



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Neighbors and good friends Pam and Mike brought tofu
Vegie wraps as early appetizers




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Other dishes were a good looking brain and skull dish, made by Karin


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Bumble Bee Karin with her skull dish appetizer


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Guawk-amole




The Music
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Jody and drummer Marc set up in the living room to do a set starting around 8:30. Jody has been playing our Halloween Parties for
over 40 years. Has a video of the Best Part of Loving coming out soon.

Just his song not the video

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Jody can be a big sound even with just two people playing.


FIRE-DANCING


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After Jody played we went outside and joined a circle around Audra to watch her fire dance.

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(Photo by Chuck)


Audra was able to do her wonderful fire dancing again this year.
If the rains had come early it would not have happened.


MORE MUSIC

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After the fire dancing we had Audra and Aiden’s band play. They got a pretty late start but sounded great once they got going.

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John Henry played more of an acoustic set later in the night after Audra and Aiden finished. John hurt his foot pretty bad before the party.




Some people and their costumes from this years party:



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Dead Chicago Gangsters Sue and Willie

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Clare as her mom and Susan as Janis

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Karen and Myshel


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Duane and Sandy

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Jody and Marc


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Lesley and Obie


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A good Lion, Tin- man and scarecrow

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Mark

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Tom Dodd as Einstein and Melissa

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Owl Jesse and Lion Melissa

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Sandy as Wonder Women

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Nicole, Kiera and Catarina – All dressed for the party to happen.



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High Priestess Velia and Keith Monkey Man


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Larry Wilson



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Carlos and Miranda with Bel



Faceless Orion



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Maria with Mike




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Aiden and Melissa

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Janet and Karen


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Jay as Willie Nelson



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Miranda and Frieda with Bel



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Day of the Dead couple





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Kiera and Catalina dancing to Jody and Marc

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The Wizzard



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Another fun Halloween Party this year! Thanks to everyone that came and dance,& brought food to share, Also to the musicians that played, and Audra and Jalanne for the fire-danceing.

Hope to see all of you next year.
Love,
Patsy and all of Struggle Mountain