Many covens and circles celebrate this most sacred of pagan holidays as groups, often opening their circles to non-initiates and others who wish to participate. I find myself preferring a solitary ritual, perhaps with some socializing earlier or later in the evening. For me, much of the meaning of Samhain suggests such a practice, though traditionally it is a communal celebration.
He wasn't supposed to be born on Halloween. He was supposed to arrive the 22nd. However, it was so close that I put every effort of will in to have him born late. The doctor decided to induce on Halloween, but said to expect it to take until November 1st. I said, hell no. The rest is history.
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