10/10/10

 

Salem in October is one giant Halloween extravaganza. The holiday begins October 1 and lasts until November 1. Yesterday (10/10/10), we saw zombies, vampires, striped legs, bloody hands and mouths, musicians, witches handing out pamphlets, dogs with bat wings, fortune tellers, musicians, peddlers, a grave digger, and lots and lots of onlookers like us.

The light was gorgeous. The light alone would have made the day a festival. The light could have made a ghetto glow.

 

And, although we were walking some of the most beautiful and well-kept historic blocks in New England and although the streets offered one show after another — (from Federal doors festooned with autumnal swags to the creatively-dressed demons roaming the streets) — I could have photographed nothing but shadows all day long.

2 thoughts on “10/10/10

  1. deemallon Post author

    It WAS fun… and there were quite a few more bloody teenagers and adults roaming the street.

    PS congrats on all the press you’re getting of late! It’s been so fun to see your work in various places.

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