Alright, as promised here we have some pix of Mairi and Nora in costume:
Nora went as "Super Why" (a character from a PBS kids show of the same name. She was happier than you could believe that I had made her a "Super Why" costume, and I was rather pleased with how it turned out myself (hot glue guns and I do not get along). The cape was from Mairi's birthday party and the mask was finished about half an hour before we went out. *g* It's not Halloween unless Mom's finishing a costume at the last minute, right?
Nora was probably the only one in our group not exhausted at the end of our zig-zag trip round the block. The girl has stamina and then some!
Mairi wore a clown costume which had been made for my mom by her paternal grandmother (i.e., Mairi's great-great-grandmother). Somewhere we have a picture of me wearing it, as well as one of my brother Paul in it — unfortunately, there are no pictures (that we know of) of my mom wearing it. We bought the wig at Mairi's request, and I did her make-up.
The kids had a great time, and I was please to be feeling well enough to make it around the block with them. I hope your holiday was equally happy!
P.S. I'm still working on the ultrasound video — I've transfered the DVD files to mp4 files, but I can't load them to my Picasa Web Album from the Mac ... maybe I'll be able to upload them from my laptop at home tonight. *shrug*