Sunday, October 31, 2010
Thursday, October 28, 2010
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Tuesday, October 26, 2010
They are created from what looks like paper, plastic, and foam, an artistic method to reuse material.
Sunday, October 24, 2010
Friday, October 22, 2010
These were on display at the 40th Annual Half Moon Bay Pumpkin Festival.
I didn't realize it until I got home that a little girl was in my photo comparing herself to Gargantua.
The current world record pumpkin weighed in at 1,810 lbs. (821 kg).
I wonder what they feed it. I can't even get a single blueberry on my plant to grow. Sigh!
Wednesday, October 20, 2010
Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Sunday, October 17, 2010
People initially heard of Farmer Mike in 1986 at the local Half Moon Bay Pumpkin Festival where he carved pumpkins in public for the first time and has now been performing this annual ritual ever since. For those not familiar with this area, Half Moon Bay is approximately 25 miles south of San Francisco.
What is Farmer Mike carving this year?
Friday, October 15, 2010
Click here to read about the Precita Eyes Mural Arts Center which organizes these community art events.
Could it be the musician is hitchhiking on a lonely journey to the next town called Paradise?
What do you think? Do you have another interpretation?
Wednesday, October 13, 2010
Monday, October 11, 2010
Friday, October 08, 2010
Last weekend was the 27th Annual Leap's Sandcastle Contest in San Francisco. 20+ teams competed with 4 hours to build their masterpieces and to help raise money for local schools. I could not stay long enough for the judges to announce the winners, but here are a few samples of their artwork.
The people who built it were in the background ready to take their team photo.