Category Archives: pumpkins

Halloween and soccer, together at last

back to the pumpkin patch

Once again, I missed MLS’s carving contest. This year their deadline was the day before Halloween, and not only had I not started carving at that point, I hadn’t even bought them! I was out of town for weddings and … Continue reading

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trick or tweet

MLS decided they’d have a pumpkin carving contest this year. “Oh, really?” I said, and got out the tools. Then I burned out the motor on my Dremel carving all the shading on this sucker. It’s Diego Fagundez, in motion. … Continue reading

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10/31/10

Really, really weird not doing any Revs pumpkins this year, but, well, that’s not exactly my fault. Didn’t stop me from doing two USA pumpkins, both based on source photos from the US-Algeria game. Click both for bigger. landy Landon … Continue reading

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oh, look, more pumpkins

When they announced that the first round of the Eastern Conference semifinal playoffs would be at Gillette on Halloween, I immediately got on the horn with the Revs to see if they needed pumpkins for the occasion. “Sure,” they said, … Continue reading

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trick or treat with the usmnt

Well, two of them: click for bigger click for bigger Both outside my house on Halloween, 2009, and both using photos from celebrations after the US punched its ticket to South Africa. The Davies one is of him winking in … Continue reading

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Nothing but sincerity as far as the eye can see

I’m really good at one thing, but that one thing’s only relevant in late October. I guess I’m like Dwayne DeRosario in that respect. Anyway, Magpie put together a compilation photo of the entire roster: (click for bigger) Then the … Continue reading

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That time of year again

Entirely too many to post here, so just go to the gallery. Or go to Magpie’s gallery, which is much nicer. Or the team’s. The project this year was the entire roster, plus all three coaches, the team director, the … Continue reading

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More from the pumpkin patch

I carved some extra pumpkins this year, all US national related. A gift for Magpie, who decided this summer he has his own goalie to swoon over: Hope Solo. And yeah, I’m firmly in the “she was right” camp as … Continue reading

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that time of year again

The extension of the league schedule by one week, coupled with the Revs’ seeding, meant we didn’t get a home game the weekend of Halloween. No matter; I sent (via Julie) pumpkins to the road trip down to the Meadowlands. … Continue reading

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Two more pumpkins

Made for Julie’s house in tribute to a photo that’s wildly popular among the lady USMNT fans, it’s the Bocalantern:

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