Monday, November 8, 2010

Belated Italian Halloween Shots

I have the two coolest nephews ever, Kaiser and Coen (briefly referenced in the Pre-tirement Rules)—and really, a fantastic family all around. One of the things we missed here is my sister’s annual pumpkin carving party in Seattle, with her and my brother-in-law, my nephews, and friends. To make up for it, my nephews (with a big hand from my sister I’m sure) sent us a Halloween package with carving tools, treats, and some costuming accoutrements. Due to the, um, vagaries of the Italian postal service, it’s sometimes hard to know when parcels and letters and packages might actually show up. So, the Halloween package came a bit past Halloween. We still couldn’t wait to try out some of what was contained in the package, so here’s Nat as demented hillbilly and A.J. as a member of the Village People gone to seed: