Yes, I know I've been absent almost a month, but it's for a good cause. I'm busily finishing my costume for this year's Take Back Halloween contest. I'm not telling you what it is, only that my fingers are sore from embroidering all those felt-applique deer. Time will tell if I look bad-ass or ridiculous. You can enter your guesses below, or wait until Halloween to see how many extra pounds the camera adds.