Well, the Pumpkin Carving Party was a complete success. I’m already planning for next year’s, which I want to make even better.
It came on the heels of a bit of a disastrous day at the office, from a productivity perspective. I could not make myself fall asleep Thursday night, so I ended up sleeping through my alarm this morning and got to work late. I’d scheduled a
I got home and made
- Two large pumpkins
- A plate of deviled eggs
- A plate of green Brain
- Sixteen chocolate cupcakes
- A bag of caramel popcorn
- Six apples
- Fourteen assorted knives
Plus, on the way there, I had to pick up meats, cheeses, and bread rolls for the main meal. I fit it all by putting the tub in the back of the truck and the two pumpkins in that, and the deviled eggs and Brain
I muscled my way through
And all of these extra friends needed to shoot a short film for school, too. They remembered that I have actual film experience (thanks to Saalon‘s Dreaming by Strobelight), so I gladly helped out behind the camera. We assembled a fun, silly little interpretation of one of the Canterbury Tales, I think. I had tons of fun. I even showed them how to edit the film using their VCR, a skill I learned from my fellow AMV creators. Very cool. I didn’t get home until 1:30 in the morning.
Can’t wait to do it again next year. Even though we never did bob for apples.