Our Little Pumpkins

During our trip to Norman, Oklahoma, earlier this week, our family was invited to participate in an international pumpkin-carving contest.  Students of the University of Oklahoma and their “host” families (including Dan’s brother, Cory, and sister-in-law, Amanda) allowed us to share in an all-American Frito-pie and pumpkin party.  International students from Korea, Japan and England joined together to experience a bit of American culture while learning to properly gauge a gourd.  Good times and prizes were had by all!

Pumpkins n kids

Cousins, pumpkins, and a hayride ... How can life get any better? (L to R: Emma, Charley, Isaac, Caleb & Katie.)


Punkin carvin

Our kids enjoyed sharing tools and tricks of the trade with the international students.


Jackolanterns n kids

Katie, Caleb and Emma showing off the finished jack-o-lanterns.


Jackolanterns lit

Lit and lovely ...


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