I went with something much simpler this year:
I know it's been done, but I still like him.
I decided to go for simple because a) it's been a terrible month and an even worse week, and b) there will never be any pumpkin to beat last year's Pumpkins of Awesome.
But in the meantime, here's where I put him:
From outside, looking up to the entryway window:
As you can see, I had to put some Reinforced Concrete under him. And also a dictionary. (Yes, I actually did take a college class in reinforced concrete once upon a time.)
I don't really have the time or the energy, but I still want to buy more pumpkins on sale and make more pumpkin seeds and try some pie filling. (Can she manage it? Tune in next time!)