Chop Slide & Dice - The Perfect Punkin Is Coming

"I'm so happy that Halloween falls on a Wednesday this year!" said no teacher ever. ~Author unknown

Page Five - The Creation Of "Art" Begins!

  Page Created October 23rd 2019- Last Updated: 10/29/2019 08:16:AM

...and the tradition continues. The knives are out, the patterns are ready and we off to the races. MIchele and Theo jkoined us this afternoon as we march the unsuspecting pumpkins into the operaitng room to get their guts removed.


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Mitch provides "Adult Supervision"

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Lilly is not afraid

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Dig way down deep but be careful of the spiders

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Next year Lilly will have power tools also!

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"Ewwww! Pumpkin guts!"

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Lilly does well with the seeds and when finished, she brings them to Great Grandpa for roasting

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It looks much like the Robin pose!

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No evidence of pumpkin guts, yet!

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Smart, keeping her distance

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The guys are enoying watching Lilly clean the punkins

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The "Keeper Of The Tools" arrives

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Love those matching shirts!

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Dad takes a short break

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Grandpa gets to supervise

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Next year its Mitch and Remy time!

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Oh oh... Where is Lisa going?


Bob does the dangerous work


Pete grabs the drill and goes to town!


Lilly has to collanders of seeds ready for Great Grandpa Liles

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The power tools sped things along!

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And then there were four

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Visiting never stops!

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Jan Mongell's pumpkin cookbooks made a great hit with the family

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Cleaned out pumpkins arrive! Time to got to work.

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Stencils are selected

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The pumpkins begin to take form

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A classic pumpkin is underway

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Theo carefully makes his selection

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The soccer coach is about to plunge the knife into the poor
unsuspecting pumpkin!

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...and at the kids table the energy level is high

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Lisa now has her camera, the truth will come out

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Bob is a patient as well as outstanding supervisor

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The silly comments are flying back and forth

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Meanwhile, the Boss roams the kitchen

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"OK guys! Where is MY pumpkin??"

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Hard at work

Did You Know? - I want to be something really scary for Halloween this year so I'm dressing up as a phone battery at 2%.

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Carefully considering her next move

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The supervisors take a rest

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"OK Mommy! I got it!"

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"Mommy, you missed a place!"

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"That looks more interesting over there"

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One can hear the blades moving a block away

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Mommy has a lot of help!

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The "Keeper Of The Tools"

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Come on coach... You can do it!

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Poor pumpkin does not have a chance

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Beginning to take shape

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Where is his teeth??

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Remy gets a table-eye view of the goings-on

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Connor is putting a lot of energy into the pumpkin

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It's going home with Connor this afternoon for Connor's party

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Time to stretch

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Yes Remy, everyone is looking at you

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Remy spots Great Grandma... Smiles erupt

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"Z-z-z-z-z-z-z-z-z-z"

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Lilly, Chief Pumpkin Inspector!

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Connor does the serious arranging

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The judge gets the seat of honor

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The peanut gallery forms

Did You Know? - Where do baby ghosts go during the day? Dayscare centres.

Where do baby ghosts go durig th day? Dayscare centres.

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Lilly has got the candle situation under control

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The serious look

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"Whoa there guys! I can judge also!!"

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"You wait until next year!!!"

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"I already have something in mind!"

Did You Know? - What is a witch's favourite class? Spelling.

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Must be just right

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Lilly says everything must be just right


Lilly has the candles

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Looks like a Vanna White in the making

Did You Know? - Why didn't the skeleton go to prom? He had no body to go with.

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Just right, now turn on the smile

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70% Smile

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!00% Smile

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Now we have "Silly Lilly"

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Connor relaxes thinking about their party tonight

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What did your pumpkin look like?

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