It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!

Today’s snapshot update on our thriving backyard pumpkin patch comes with a bonus: it is pumpkinless no more:

It’s been flowering very well, but so far the all-important pollination thing hadn’t happened. Until now! Hiding under the umbrella of leaves up against the fence, will you look at that!? Sure, it’s not even the size of a golf ball, but give it time (and prayers of protection from the squirrels and such).

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Will Campbell arrived in town via the maternity ward at Good Sam Hospital way back in OneNineSixFour and has never stopped calling Los Angeles home. Presently he lives in Silver Lake with his wife Susan, their cat Rocky, dogs Terra and Hazel, and a red-eared slider turtle named Mater. Blogging since 2001, Will's web endeavors extend back to 1995 with, a comprehensive theater site that was well received but ever-short on capital (or a business model). The pinnacle of his online success (which speaks volumes) arrived in 1997, when much to his surprise, a hobby site he'd built called VisuaL.A. was named "best website" in Los Angeles magazine's annual "Best of L.A." issue. He enjoys experiencing (and writing about) pretty much anything creative, explorational and/or adventurous, loves his ebike, is a better tennis player than he is horr golfer, and a lover of all creatures great and small -- emphasis on "all."