Pumpkins and Scary Faces
November 3-4, 2012 - Yup
those are real ORANGE American pumpkins, not those little
green Japanese kabocha wannabees.
A special thanks goes out to my family Jim and Linda Timlin
for sending American pumpkin seeds to Japan. Received them
albeit with a nasty note from Japanese customs saying not to
send seeds again. lol. Anyway put a bunch of seeds in the
vacant and adjacent yard and was able to harvest two before
the bugs feasted on them.
November 3-4, 2012 - Shai
getting ready to make his first papier mache scary faces for
the haunted house on the second floor. Certainly was a yukky
gooey disgusting mess.
Made a total of five creepy characters. Click the Facebook
Album link below to see pictures of the haunted house.
Presenting High Tree
November 3-4, 2012 - An
incredible performance. This was one of the highlights of
the night. Our very close friends Takagisan (High Tree)
brought over all their equipment and played and sang for
Definitely need to mention they were wearing the coolest
November 3-4, 2012 - This
was no doubt the coolest event in three years at the house.
Put together a bunch of different scary displays using
fishing line and those really strong black paper clips.
Stuffed some clothes with crumpled up newspapers and then
put heads on them made from balloons, styrofoam, and papier
Friends in Japan
November 3-4, 2012 - Hey
this could very well be the only countryside location in all
of Japan where friends are getting together to do this kind
Actually quite a few friends came in costume. Was close to
50 people at this party some of whom already went home when
this picture was taken.