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A Tosa resident for almost 20 years, Karen is a mom and freelance writer, addicted to playing tennis. When not on the tennis court, she spends the fall and winter in the stands at Green Bay Packer and Marquette basketball games.

Karen is the author of “Grab a Bite,” a dining out column and the former community columnist for the Wauwatosa NOW newspaper.

Uniform Trick-or-Treat a Sweet Waste of Time

Halloween, Things that bug me

Oh sure, the calendar says January, but some supposedly forward-thinking municipalities are already legislating October - Halloween, to be exact. According to this story, an uber-brilliant group representing Milwaukee County’s 19 municipalities got together recently and endorsed uniform trick-or-treating hours. And by uniform, I mean “the Sunday on or before Oct. 31. When Oct 31 falls on a Saturday, trick-or-treat would be held that day.”

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