As you all know, the month of Halloween is upon us!!!!  I cannot be more excited. As a child, I was barely allowed to celebrate Halloween, since I did have a religious upbringing- and followers of God do not glorify all hallows eve and pagan ritual, despite its current over-commercialism and diluted religious roots .  After years of pleading, my parents finally caved and I was allowed to dress up (but only as positive creations – such as butterflies, spiders, etc.)  Since I have been on my own I have...