Chiro-Picker’s Fresh Pick — Dressing Up BJ

Antique Collector, Todd Waters, is “The Chiro-Picker”

by  Todd Waters, aka “The Chiro-Picker” – SpinalColumnRadio guest blogger

Well, it’s Halloween time again! 

“This year I chose to dress as BJ Palmer. I felt I could duplicate his look from the 1920’s but becoming ‘Depression Era BJ’ was not easy. You can’t exactly go into a costume shop and ask for their ‘Fountainhead of Chiropractic’ rental. This is a costume you have to build piece by piece….”

Halloween is one of my favorite times of the year. Everything looks different for awhile. The leaves turn to bright colors and fall to the ground. Pumpkins and cornstalks decorate homes. And skeletons and ghosts walk the streets at night trick-or-treating or on their way to a party.

It’s a fun, unusual time! And it’s a creative time.

“You can become someone else for a day and be encouraged to ham it up.”

I actually still have nightmares that Halloween Night has arrived, and I haven’t a costume yet. Weird.

I wasn’t planning on writing a Picker article on my costume, but Dr Lamar made a point that my chiropractic collecting has transformed me into someone else… Well, it is Halloween after all. But he is correct that I had to use my picking skills to put together my BJ Palmer costume. To get the materials I went to my favorite picking haunts: The Salvation Army, church rummage sales, craft stores, and the World-Wide Web. Continue reading

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