The Best Holiday of the Year: Guest Post by Loren Rhoads

I grew up on a farm, a mile down the road from the farm where my dad lived as a  child.  My parents knew everyone “on the mile”:  where they went to church, where they worked, whether they had kids.  There were a lot of young families like my parents, who’d bought a couple of acres in the midst of farmland, built a ranch-style house, put down sod and planted trees. Almost no one decorated for Halloween.  The holiday was much less []