Alright, already.

October 30, 2007

Lauren, Lloyd

I carved some stuff. One of the teachers at school grew a super-bumper crop of gourds and pumpkins and brought them for people to take. God bless Melanie, because otherwise I would have had squat. If there are any others left tomorrow I might carve a few more. I should take pictures of the amazing cross-breeds that she has – beautiful orange/green mixes, some super-lumpy. I did learn that gourds have much, much tougher skin than pumpkins. While taking the top off one of these guys my knife slipped (because I’m oh-so-careful) and I have a little gash on my palm. Stupid Lauren. My pictures are blurry, too, but I’m not re-taking them. Here’s to some decorations! Bring on the preschoolers!

Blurry.... or hAuNtEd???



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Lauren Sommerer is a preschool teacher who likes to build prototypes, grow cats, cook things once, save money, reduce, reuse and recycle.

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13 Responses to “Alright, already.”

  1. Brad Said on:

    Ha! Great “light and dark” shots! You should…

    I regret to inform you that Brad is unavailable at this time. Perhaps he can get back to you some time when he’s not being bitten by a VAMPIRE!



  2. Deanne Said on:

    Those are AWESOME!! Were the green colorings all natural?


  3. Peggy Said on:

    Excellent! My favorite is the mostly green one … to the left of Mr. Bumpy Head. Great job!

    Why don’t skeletons like parties?

    Because they have no body to dance with.


  4. Annette Said on:

    This is the first time in 23 years, (that I’ve kept track of), that I have NOT carved a pumpkin. Tonight we will be the old people house on the block greeting trick or treaters with a plastic light-up jack-o-lantern.


  5. Kristi Said on:

    Today’s lunch specials: goblin eyes, albino blood, and worms in the dirt. Who’s in?


  6. Karla Said on:

    These remind me of when we made jack-o-melons!


  7. Mark Said on:

    The almost-all-green one, but lit up in the dark, looks like Bob the Tomato or Larry the Cucumber from Veggie Tales! I’d like to see a Halloween version of “Silly Songs with Larry.” Anyone?


    • Lauren Said on:

      That is totally what I thought when we had all these gourds at the center. I had some jack-o-lantern stickers and when I put them on the tall ones, they looked like the gourds who eat the popcorn balls.


  8. Christina Said on:

    I love them, can I take them home with me?


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