So this year I asked the roommate to throw some ideas at me and against all odds, he suggested Mr. Rogers. "That is who I'll be!" thought me. Yet the next day I couldn't get the notion of dressing up as Charles Bronson out of my head. Oh, have I mention my all abiding love for Charles Bronson and the intense longing I have to dress up as him for Halloween (or all the time)? Well, I mentioned it to my roommate, but told him I couldn't think of what to wear besides a mustache. He proposed the following: Charles Bronson dressed as Mr. Rogers. Boom!
I had the cardigan, the tennis shoes, the mustache and cap gun, but I clearly needed a puppet. For this I settled on X the Owl. Why? Because owls, man. Everything was coming together nicely. And that's when tragedy struck. I finished sewing the puppet only to realize it was too small for my hand. I could just barely squeeze the hand in there, but it was by no means comfortable or even functional as a puppet should be. I had to start the whole shebang over from scratch. But I turned this misfortune into fortune by redesigning and improving the finished piece. I even gave the owl a switchblade because it's never a beautiful day in Mr. Bronson's Neighborhood.
Just look at it!