Inktober 26, 2019: National Pumpkin Day

Inktober 26, 2019: National Pumpkin Day

Markers on an envelope.

Scottish Singles Used to Spend Halloween Picking Kale – Gastro Obscura

This work by painter Richard Waitt depicts a Scottish jester or fool holding a kale lantern (note the candle at the top)—a practice that was part of 1800s Halloween parades.

The leafy green once foretold the future.

Source: Scottish Singles Used to Spend Halloween Picking Kale – Gastro Obscura

Sunny Tunxis Courtyard Blossoms

Sunny Flowering Crabapple Blossoms

I’m not sure what kind of tree this is. Google thinks it’s mock orange or cherry, but I’ve never seen cherries on it, and mock orange is usually a shrub, so it may be something else.

In the courtyard of Tunxis Community College in Farmington, CT.