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Trygve Olson cartoon: Giant pumpkins

It's pumpkin season, so InForum cartoonist Trygve Olson says to watch out for giant pumpkins and live Cinderella performances.

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Cartoon by Trygve Olson
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Hildebrandt Farms has a tradition of naming every pumpkin it sells from its West Fargo greenhouse. That pale fella with freckle-like markings? Of course he has a good Scottish name like Cameron. That voluptuous pumpkin with long tendrils sprouting from the stem like a long ponytail? Foxi. That perfectly orange, upright, balanced pumpkin who looks like he never misses work and drives a Ford Explorer? Kevin, of course.
When all-around achiever Max Schmidt-Olson isn't playing sports, singing in honor choir, helping out at home or going to school, he grows and sells pumpkins, ranging from tangerine-sized decorative squash to a whopper that’s almost as big as Max is — a 100-pound Big Moon-variety squash.
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Opinion by Trygve Olson
Since 1984, Trygve Olson has provided illustrations and editorial cartoons to The Forum. He is a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Moorhead and the Sons of Norway in Fargo, where he's one of the instructors in the Norwegian language. Contact him via email at trygvekolson@gmail.com.
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