"I have made a Labor Day resolution," declared Doberman. "I thought I had my mind made up a year ago. We are getting old and sometimes fun causes us difficulties. Years gone by we gave in and continued at the last minute. I really regret it, but I got to tell you; we are no longer going to participate in the Great Candy Cavity Give Away at Halloween.
For more than 50 years through rain or cold, one or both of us, mostly the missus, has handed out sugary morsels to a parade of generally polite youngsters. We enjoyed smiles of cute, costumed neighborhood kids.