Saturday, October 31, 2009

My Friends, Please Be Careful...!

Today is Halloween. This means that a lot of little trick or treaters will be out and about on the streets and the sidewalks!

You know and I know that children can get all caught up in the excitement of the candy, the costumes, and the company of friends...not to mention the constant wonder of how much loot is in the bag!

The point is...please watch out for all the ghosts and goblins out there because on nights like this, they often don't watch out for themselves!

I know it sounds like I'm preaching a bit here...and the truth is, I probably am! I just don't want the mood and the laughter of the evening turning into a sad, avoidable night of sadness!

Just one more thing...and I hope that I'm not out of line here, but please be careful with the alcohol! I know there will be parties going on, and sometimes the booze flows a little freely! All I ask is for a small favor, OK?

Be very, very careful and please...whatever you do, KEEP ALL THE BOOZE AWAY FROM THE PUMPKINS!!

They are a sorry sight when they get under the spell, don't ya know? Not to mention how messy they are! Bad enough to have to clean up the candy wrappers and pieces of costumes and lost sneakers...without having to clean up after a bunch of drunk Pumpkin-heads!

Now, my friends, let's get some coffee and sit outside for just a bit, OK? Don't worry, I'll help you clean up later!


Felinae said...

Thank you for the reminder, Uncle Hermit, I don't think one can be reminded enough when it comes to the safety and well being of children.

I have to work, but will be home in time to get into my costume and hand out candy to the little kids, teens or adults that care to come to our door asking for a treat.

Have a safe Halloween, my friend

HermitJim said...

Hey Felinae...
Sorry you have to work, but I used to have to do that as well! I'll save you a candy bar, or maybe even a Reeses Peanut Butter Cup!

Thanks for coming by today!

Anonymous said...

I prefer to stay at home when they let the zoo out whilst Im staying in the big city.

TEAM HALL said...

heheheh, great looking pumpkin!!
You have a safe night, Jim...and a great weekend!!

Anonymous said...

Now that is a funny picture. Enjoy your day and coffee. The cooler weather feels nice.

Unknown said...

I want a Reeses Peanut Butter Cup.

That's a funny picture for sure.

Have a good weekend Jim. I'm going to the local gun store and beg for ammo.

See Ya

The cottage by the Cranelake said...

Great advise!
We don´t celebrate Halloween over here, but that advice is good all the time!
Great picture :-) :-)
Have a great Halloween now!

Jess (Ozark Momma) said...

so that's where all my booze went!!

Happy All Hallows Eve, HJ!

HermitJim said...

Hey OGT...
Probably not a bad idea, at all! I don't go anywhere on Halloween or any other holiday! Dangerous enough on a regular day...!

Thanks for comin by, buddy!

Hey Cath...
Glad you like those pumpkins...some folks can really get creative, for sure!

You have a safe one, and thanks for coming by today!

Hey Kris...
It does feel pretty good, doesn't it? Here's hoping that you and the family have a safe day...and thanks for coming by!

Hey Tony...
I thought it was pretty funny myself! Kinda looks like some of my neighbors!

Goos luck at the gun shop with the ammo search!

Thanks for coming by today, my friend!

Hey Christer...
No Halloween? I didn't know that! I just took it for granted that you did.

I do appreciate you dropping by today, my friend!

HermitJim said...

Hey Momma...
That's probably where, all right! Just follow the orange tracks!

Stay safe, lady...and thanks so much for coming by!

MamaHen said...

Hey Jim! hope you have a happy Halloween!

HermitJim said...

Hey ER...
Well, thank you, Lady! I hope your Halloween is safe as well! Do yoy get many trick or treaters out where you live?

Thanks so much for taking the time to drop by today!

Unknown said...

That has to be one of the funniest pumpkin pictures I have ever seen! Thanks for the laughs..... And Happy Halloween to everyone!

HermitJim said...

Hey SciFiChick...
Glad you liked it, my friend! Happy Halloween!

Thank you for the visit today!

Kyddryn said...

Gee, Mister Hermit, sir - Drunken Pumpkins sounds like a terrific punk band name...

We're carving pumpkins and roasting seeds here - I'll send you a pic or two once I've loaded them on the machine. Bread's been baking all morning, the house smells lovely, and friends are on their way over to eat, drum, and be merry. No worries, though - we're none of us much for the drink. Eight of us and maybe we'll finish one bottle of wine.

The pumpkins, have to watch out for those things, they're wily...

Shade and Sweetwater,
K (insert best witchy cackle here)

HermitJim said...

Hey K...
There are a number of band names that could come out of this picture and part of my post!

Sounds like your crowd is all set for a good night! I.m looking forward to the pictures !

Don't worry...I'll keep the eyes open for the Wily Pumpkins!

Thanks for coming by...and tell everyone "Hello" from the Hermit!

MamaHen said...

Hey! as far as trick or treaters, no way. you can't see my house from the road and no one would dare drive down my road! too bad, it's really a cool drive (or walk) in the moonlight!

Angelena said...

Drunkin and Pumpkin just don't mix eh?? Great picture. Levi made out very good on his trick or treating. 2 big dishpans full. We have an old fashioned Halloween the night before complete with trick or treating, cookout and haunted houses and haunted trails. Such fun- many memories. Good times!

Anonymous said...

I used the same imagine with the same message.... LOL

Great minds think alike...


HermitJim said...

Hey ER...
At least it saves on the candy bill, right? It's a shame that folks don't want to go down a nice country lane under the light of the moon...good place for an ambush by "Monsters"!

Thanks again for coming by again...

Hey Angelena...
That's what it's all about! Kids and memories and good,safe times!

Slowly disappearing like all the other great things of the past!

Glad the young ones had a good time!

Thanks for the visit!

Hey AV...
Guess that's right, my friend!Think we got the message across?

I appreciate the visit!

Ryan said...

This year we sat on the stoop and handed out candy to the little ones while I had a big mug of cocoa with about 2 ounces of Jack in it. I thought about getting a case of beer to give to the parents but that would have required going to another store which would have been a pain.

Anonymous said...

Our ensemble creates a occupation card on the underpinning of unrivalled and magnificent projects.
These projects are carried revealed close the cards the best team of graphic artists and designers in
the shop who are experts in every intelligibility of the word. They are also quite flexible, so you can
complete completely compelling business easter card designs, depending on the characteristic needs of each client.
We do not own a masterful printing machines undertake the highest distinction of each individual card.
Extensive quote of identification b docket allows you to bump into rendezvous with the expectations of parallel with the most hard customers
from every conceivable industry. We make sure the print and service of huge quantities of responsibility
cards in the shortest conceivable time. In our case, the highest quality is the amends of the proposed
penalty and safe amenities from people receiving and carrying out an pecking order in place of obligation cards.
With access to the services offered including our website, you can with dispatch and without undue
formalities place an degree with a view goods, judgement the project and approved it and ordered some job
cards. Settle upon our company as a good organization postcard is often a oath after success.
Merio [url=]Kalendarze[/url]

Anonymous said...

Thanks for sharing this link, but unfortunately it seems to be down... Does anybody have a mirror or another source? Please reply to my post if you do!

I would appreciate if a staff member here at could post it.


Anonymous said...

Thanks for sharing this link, but unfortunately it seems to be offline... Does anybody have a mirror or another source? Please reply to my post if you do!

I would appreciate if a staff member here at could post it.


Anonymous said...


Thanks for sharing this link - but unfortunately it seems to be down? Does anybody here at have a mirror or another source?


Anonymous said...

Hi there,

Thanks for sharing the link - but unfortunately it seems to be down? Does anybody here at have a mirror or another source?


Anonymous said...

Opened in the West Avenue stores tomorrow[url=][/url]
priced at [url=]Andrew Luck Womens Jersey[/url]
yuan Haier P machine[url=]Troy Polamalu Jersey[/url]
Pescod P heating models [url=][/url]
[url=]Bobby Wagner Womens Jersey[/url]
yuan other Oaks P air conditioningtimestamp a Several resellers don't even have a liner product that can resist hydrocarbons Be Straightforward The study revealed that women who combined phentermine pills with the diet lost 7 The Spy Who Loved Me The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) is the tenth spy film in the James Bond series[url=][/url]
and the third to star Roger Moore as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond
ï»?Move the schedule back three weeks However[url=]Wes Welker Jersey[/url]
things can change when it comes to online shopping in the hopes of getting some cheap NFL jerseys Furthermore[url=][/url]
in case you have not previously done so[url=][/url]
you should consider performing the same thing The movie is based on the best-selling memoir by former inmate Henri Charriere ametadata span

Anonymous said...

Hello. Facebook takes a [url=]blackjack online[/url] bet on 888 casino disburse: Facebook is expanding its efforts to push aside forward real-money gaming to millions of British users after announcing a order with the online gambling hard 888 Holdings.And Bye.

Anonymous said...

[url=]Ed Reed Jersey[/url] emurbursofs
[url=]Matt Ryan Jersey[/url] TynckeyncBype
[url=]Ravens Super Bowl Jersey[/url] Proonseorek

Anonymous said...

top [url=]casino[/url] check the latest [url=]online casinos[/url] unshackled no store hand-out at the chief [url=]casino games

Anonymous said...

[url=]Fluidixine en ligne
[/url][url=]amoxicillin dosage veterinaire
[/url] amoxicilline ototoxique
amoxicilline ne marche pas
clamoxyl pГ©diatrique

Anonymous said...

AFter i Feal For 10 content pieces, I spell out precisely what I woulF like which incluFes, goal viewers, schooling amount, tone, sort (Facts or how to) keyworF phrases, proposeF title anF Furation. AFter i get them back I go through them more than careFully anF eFit them. IF I Fo not like them, I request a re-write.

Anonymous said...

[url=]sandimmune prescribing information
[/url] cyclosporine g
ciclosporina dermatite
purchase Neoral online