>1. The amount of candy that I buy is inversely proportional to the total number of tricker or treaters who come to my door.

2. The desire I have to eat said purchased candy is also inversely proportional to the amount of left over candy.

3. Adults are equally as delighted (and sometimes more so) as kids when a person wearing a costume (in my case, my wedding dress and veil) open the door.

4. Kids these days do not love Pixie Stix nearly as much as I did when I was a youngin'. What is wrong with them? What person under the age of ten does not understand the glories of colored sugar in a convenient paper tube?

5. I should proof-read my posts better. (This is not a Halloween specific lesson, but my post from earlier on this Halloween day is riddled with missing words.)