Although it sounds like some of you had more than normal turnouts of trick-or-treaters, many that I have talked to had less. Could have been the weather. Could also be the latest in Halloween trends - "trunk-or-treat."
Trunk-or-Treat is usually organized by a local church who provides a parking lot for parents to park their cars so that there is an organized place, touted as safe, for kids to get their candy. Usually the church group provides some hot cider or games for the kiddies too.
Does anyone else find this practice a bit creepy? What about neighborhood unity? Are churches really going to overtake the last popularly celebrated pagan holiday?