That time of year again. Halloween. All Saints' Evening. What was meant to be a night of warding off demons and evil spirits became a night when costumed kids go to neighbours' houses for candy and they get what they want. In Mexico, it is Dia de Los Muertos. While Mexico City has its festival with refreshments to go with a theme, people honour loved ones and friends who have passed.
Some may think that Halloween is commercial. Quite frankly, it is, with all the costumes, props and decorations you can just buy from markets. There is still no denying the activity for children to carve smiles on pumpkins. I have seen Halloween bring out the festivity or just enthusiasm in other people. Goretober, Inktober, Owltober, and Drawtober. They're trends, but trends for which I am thankful. With the holiday, the theme could be anything. Dark, morbid, magical, surprising, scary--they're no wrong way to go. It's a time to be artistic, and I have seen it with my friends on here. I remember wanting t