Mike and Paula’s Pumpkin Carving Fest

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Megan or Tammy’s Pumpkin

Well its that time of the year again when Paula and Mike Sprung invite a few friends over to plunge knifes and worded barbs into a few political turkeys (Bushedwhacked-Again being my favorite although some parties were pulling for B. Bullroney) … ohhh , and Halloween Pumpkins as well. The idea is to create some levity , indulge in grossip, gnash chili and have lit-pumpkinds for dessert.
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I think this is Matte’s GhoulHead
Let me assure all readers that the pumpkins are big and just bought from the mart, all parties get to do the full job – cut out a top handle, clean the seeds and slop from the pumpkin interior, draw their design on the pumpkin face and then cut, stab, plunge and otherwise plunder like amateur Nip/Tuck artistes to be. I never cease to amaze myself with my ability to turn clear design into drudgy dross year after year. Fortunately, Mike has a solution to my Its-normally-a -lawsuit-Nip/Tuck operations – just put a candle inside the pummeled pumpkin and the Light of a Jack-o-Lantern heals all grievous wounds.
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Two Jackos Converted to Eyes
Now we had plenty of inspiration for our carve-em up mayhem. Why just the TV trailers for Saw IV and 30 Nights of this Schlock Movie is Way Too Much obviously showed us how to be creepy and slothfully sloppy – I think its called solopistic solopism. In any case this is the Movie Crazy time of the year …. and it showed in my dagger thrusts.
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The Finished Jackos
Fortunately my colleagues in crime did not choose to mime my mayhem – and so this year the results were some of the finest Jackos I have seen in a long time. The screen shot above shows the Pumpkind Bounty of fully lit Jackos. A fine suite to behold and wink a camera at.
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Photoschlopistic Jacko Enhancemend ?
And if worse comes to worser – I can and did resort to some Photoshop Grooming of the Jacko Photographs. But as noted above, such indignities were at a minimum because the carvings, like the evening, were so fine this year.

For more Pix of the Paula and Mike Jackos -go here.
For more Halloween pictures in general including lots of Jackos – go here .

  1 comment for “Mike and Paula’s Pumpkin Carving Fest

  1. June 30, 2010 at 10:13 am

    Nip Tuck is a unique TV Series just like House MD.-**

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