Here we are at the end of October and all things pumpkin. Some of these orange objects have been put in pies, others have been put on the porch and still others have been put in sling-shots or pumpkin cannons.
…this is when the real fun begins.
Now, I don’t see my family as over the top crazy, but we do know how to have a pretty good time. We’ve gotten lost a couple of times in corn mazes. Once in the rain and again one year near sunset. That was the year we worked our way through by answering trivia questions. That was also the year we sucked at answering trivia questions.
But the most fun comes with launching pumpkins through the air. Our first experience was with the low-tech sling shot method. Here, Tim takes careful aim at the target…
These were certainly fun… but then my son got hooked up with a more adventurous group. They needed help with a structural support design for an evolving project. And as a result we got to tag along on their ride.
So… What happens when CRAZY crosses paths with GENIUS?
You get the ultimate pumpkin launching machine… the Pumpkin Cannon.
Our connection is with Furthur… the ultimate in pumpkin launching fun.
The two cannon competitions were in distance and accuracy.
There goes a pumpkin now…
And this is the damage a propelled pumpkin can do…
We’ve all had turns at flipping the switch, including these two beauties…
“Maddybelle and Weasy”
I’m shameless when it comes to showing off my grandchildren… and I’m okay with this.
I love October… I love Pumpkins
…and I LOVE the cannons they fly out of.