Photos of the Great Engineering Snowman  (December 29, 2002)

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The Great Engineering Snowman was constructed on December 29, 2002 by Devrim and Dave.  Because the snow was melting anyway, I estimate his weight at 300 lbs.--this was the densest snowman I've built.  Devrim doesn't have snow in her area of Turkey, so she has never built a snowman.  It was a new experience for her.

Below are pictures of Devrim, Dave, the Great Engineering Snowman, and a bodyless child.

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These are closeups of the face.  The eyes and mouth are leaves, and the nose is a modified Starbuck's coffee cup.

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The abdominal decoration was done by Devrim using pistachio shells ...

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Viewed from the right, it looks more female, because of the shape of the right eye ...

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Not too far from the snowman is one of the WSU kiosks.  Unfortunately, some vandal has done a little magic marker art on the kiosks and on one of the street signs ...

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