Although I think using a pumpkin carving ‘stencil’ or ‘pattern’ is cheating, it’s what most people use these days if they want a better-than-ordinary jack-o-lantern sitting on their front porch. And one of this year’s most popular stencils are those of dog breeds. Read more
above, clockwise from upper left: nerd pumpkins include a nod to Mac OS, Mario of Mario Brothers video games, The Pi symbol, and a Space Invader from the video game of the same name.
All Hallow’s Eve (aka Halloween) always brings out the geek in everyone, especially when it comes to carving pumpkins. Being a geek myself, I carve my pumpkins each year in the shape of my dog (without a stencil), and turn them into Halloween cards, two of which are shown later in this post. Read more