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Writing on Air by Jim Paredes


Halloween!!!

Posted on November 01, 2005 by jimparedes

Sorry if this entry sounds like a Maurice Arcache or a Tim Yap column. It’s just so much fun to gawk and stare and photograph bohemians in my midst. They were all out there promenading, parading, preening, and just plain showing off on that night when ghouls, ghosts, witches and San Franciscans love to come out and party. Only in San Francisco folks! I wish my kids were here. They would have LOVED this.


It’s not easy being green


Dork and Mindy

Hot mama!!!

Thank God there was security!

Even royalty was partying!

This IS San Francisco!

I could even see her molecular structure!

Sail on Silver Girl!

Peace on earth goodwill to all!

Ooh la la!

Saint and sinner!

Hard to tell the angels from the vamps!

Don’t you just looove San Francisco?

19 to “Halloween!!!”

  1. mich says:

    hahaha….true. hard to tell the angel from the vamp.

    happy halloween jim!

  2. Anonymous says:

    Hi Jim!
    Tame pa ang pictures that you posted HA! HA! Dapat the real San Francisco Halloween Party in the Castro District, very colorful, creative at nakakalokang nakakatuwa! Hope you had a great time Trick O’ Treatin’ in San Francisco. See you soon. Ingat.

    πŸ™‚ Julie

  3. Doranne says:

    Ang saya! dito naman, (nakita ko sa news) may street party sa malate and there was this guy who looked naked sitting in a wheelchair being pushed by a nurse! The naked guy was made up as a burn victim! Really gross costume coz it looked real!!!! Burn victim eh!!!

  4. ~C4Chaos says:

    nice catch! sayang wala akong halloween party na napuntahan. too busy working πŸ™‚ so i just took pictures of color leaves…

  5. Jim says:

    Mich–what a night it was. I wished I were in my twenties. Ha ha!

    Julie–Yup. Tame pa ityo. THere were people dressed in dildos, breast exposure, etc.. masaya!

    doranne–Malate is becoming our castro district. Bohemians galore na rin. A lot of fun.

    coolmel-hey man, you work too hard. wonder how an ‘integral’ halloween would look like. haha!

  6. maricar says:

    i wanna see the ones you didn’t post. ha ha ha πŸ™‚

  7. Vanessa says:

    You just made me miss San Francisco even more…boohoo!!!

  8. ang says:

    awesome pics! those costumes were definitely better than the ones i saw on campus.

    i saw some kids on campus wearing pieces of tin foil as a costume.. i didn’t understand it at first, but i later found out that they were dressed up as burritos.. apparently, the burrito joint near campus, Chipotle, was giving free burritos to people who wore pieces of tin foil for halloween.

  9. Screwed-Up AKA SnglGuy says:

    Hi,just bloghopped from someone else’s blog.I was curious when I saw your name in one of his links,I thought…Hmmm,could it be? Nah! So I came, I saw, and WOW! Yeah it IS you.LOL!!!

    Great blog,I’ll be sure to visit often.Mind if I link you to mine?

    BTW…Am a fan of APO since God knows when.Happy Halloween!

  10. VanillaSkies says:

    Wow! Even the APO is into bloggings πŸ˜€ Cool site and animated! Can I add you to my links too? I’m a friend of snglguy and a regular chatter in mirc at #SpeakEasy. I also used to see you jog in Ateneo! πŸ™‚

  11. maryet says:

    really cool pics! it was really fun reading your posts..this isnt a fan site right? hehe.. i wish to add you on my links too, if it’s ok. πŸ™‚

  12. Jim says:

    vanessa–I can see you left your heart in SF! ha ha

    ang– ha ha. ganyan talaga mga kano. I saw three guys dressed as a a tetris piece.

    snglguy, vanillaskies, maryet–by all means, please link this blog with yours. no need to ask, actually. And thanks for the visit and plaese visit as often as you like.

  13. mia d. says:

    oh i do, i do love sf! πŸ™‚ Bloghopped and was happy to see what looked like a castro party. Were you at the Dias de los muertos procession at the Mission District as well?

  14. mia d. says:

    oh and i had to add- challenging to spot the “real women” perhaps? hehe. Linking you up too sir.

  15. Screwed-Up AKA SnglGuy says:

    Thanks Jim,will make sure to include yours on my daily to read blogs.More power to you.

  16. VanillaSkies says:

    πŸ™‚ thank you! will add you and will sure read your blog daily din! sila boboy and danny, do they also do bloggings? πŸ˜‰

  17. maryet says:

    thanks sooo much! i surely will read your posts! God bless πŸ™‚

  18. jio says:

    I love the pics here of halloween in San Francisco, Jim. People will go through all means to make this event a colorful one. πŸ™‚

  19. Jim says:

    hey Jio, salamat sa bisita. I hope to be back there next halloween.



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