Sunday, October 28, 2012


Wow, what a day.!  Saturday started with a bacon and cheese omelet, pumpernickel toast with ligonberry jelly and decaf coffee.  It was really good and got me ready for a long day dealing with the Halloween Festival here at Leisure Resort.  I got dressed in my costume earlier, because I knew that I would be too involved to get back to the rig to do it.


                                My Scottish attire, and the cape kept me warm.

Let me back up a little.  Friday we were to do the set up and it was my job to organize everyone and get the Club House decorated.  Because of the weather, there were things that would have to wait until Saturday.  It was really windy, cold and there was the threat of rain.  We did as much as we could and I checked to see it we could stop and make up the hours in the morning.  Sheila said that I was in charge and to do what I needed to do to make it all work.  OK!!  We all came to the conclusion that we could get all finished by noon if we came in at 9:00 am.

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                              The guys did a great job on the outside.

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It was a bit interesting, as I haven’t done this before and just came up with a plan, setting times for the different activities, who would oversee them and setting up the different areas where they would happen.  Most of the afternoon I did face painting and let everyone else do what they were going to do.  Since the Face painting wasn’t advertised, I had Trish, a guest, be my first “Victim”.


She then took her “skeleton and spider” dogs for a walk around the CG to “advertise”.  It wasn’t long before I had a line of kids wanting their turn.  I asked if I could take some pictures, so  here are some others.

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I later took a break and Allyson took over.  Her specialty was painting their whole face, so they could be an animal or ghost or whatever they wanted to be.



            From the pumpkin carving, they gathered in the Pavilion for the Piñata Smash.

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                        Everyone in their costumes, yes, even Angel.

After awarding all the prizes, as it was getting dark and the only thing left was the Hay Ride through the CG.

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Even though it was a long day, it was a lot of fun and everyone had a great time.  Sheila told me that evidently this was the best organized Halloween event that they have had.  Sheila wants me back next year.  I will see what happens.  Who knows where I will be next year.

Next week she wants to train me on the computer and in the office.  She will be taking a well deserved 3 days off and I will be helping Janice, another Workamper, on Tuesday so that I can take Saturday off to do Face Painting at a Fall Festival at the church that I have been attending.

So far it seems that this is a good fit for me.  Once I learn the computer system, I will be able to have more opportunities available wherever I go.

I hope that you all are having a great time celebrating the holiday and LIFE.

Thanks for visiting


Hey Mom, this is better than walking around in this silly clown suit.

Susan and Angel


  1. Good job! Angel looks very cute.

  2. LOVE THE TOP pic... can you repost it or send it to me... I want it please.

  3. How great to hear what a wonderful job you did. We all knew you would but so good to hear it from the boss. You and Angel make quite the pair in all your finery.

  4. Great job getting the Halloween event organized. You are the person for a decorating job. Love the face painting you did. They're lucky to have you.

    Have fun learning the computer system. It will be nice to have work again.

    Enjoy your time there.


  5. Love your costume. That looks like a really fun Halloween party. The little kids are so cute...and so is Angel.