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What They are Howling about...

Great pics, great costumes, loved the band, the decorations, etc.!!! Thanks Joe - Excellent Party. – Marc Demas

Joseph Ols' monsterous Halloween party in the Los Gatos hills. We played this awesome event in 2004 and all we can say is: Oh. My. God. See for yourself, Joe knows how to throw a party. – Blind Pilots (the band)

Thanks for the best Halloween Party
Jeff Ricker

Your party was fabulous. You definitely know how to throw a mean party. … Big thanks again for the swanky party!
America S. Michael

Thank you very much for another fantastic party! It was awesome. We drove from San Francisco and it was worth it! Your decorations are very cool and it is a lovely surrounding of nature for the Holiday feel. Thanks again. – Nina F.

What an elaborate party! and what an undertaking! The decorations were awesome... The music was great... the food and spirits were abound...I only hope you had a lot of help. I met many nice people and made a couple of new friends! I really had a great time! – Parine Fowler

The party was a screaming success (yet again). The friends that I brought wanted to thank you as well. They all not only had a great time, but thought it was the best Halloween party they had ever attended!
– Montgomery S. Pisano

GREAT PIX!! There were LOTS of awesome costumes I never even saw. The house looked amazing. Again, CONGRATS on the best party Halloween party yet (and not just at your house, this was one for the general record books). – Scott Ellman

Thank you for the photos and thank you VERY much for another GREAT Halloween party!! I am deeply grateful... This was incredible fun. The live band was awesome, the people were awesome, the decorations were awesome, etc... Everyone I talked to said that it was a GREAT party! You are truly a very generous and kind person and very social and fun. – George Sudol

Your party was amazing! – Barbara Hibino

I wanted to say thank you for such a great party!! I had a lot of fun. Your house was decorated to the nines and it was absolutely fantastic! – Megan M.

Thank you for inviting me to your fantastic Halloween party. I not only had a fabulous time, but I also met a bunch of new people, who all became my friends and I'm very grateful for that. I can't thank you enough...
– Daniela Cervova (flapper dancer)

I had a superb time at your Halloween bash. The band was excellent and the guests were fun. – Mike Hopkins aka 'Morpheus'

Thanks for the hospitality! I was the one dressed as the female flasher! I had a great time! Your house and the decorations were great. – Reisa Morgan

The Party of the Year – Carol Wold

Your party is known as The Best!
– Will Philips

Thanks Joe! this party is reaching legendary status. – Sarah Weinkam

I would like to thank you for the beautiful party you had last Friday. I had a blast. The music, house and people were great. Also, I would like to thank you for your hospitality. God bless your heart.
– Christ "Chiquy" Schoenduve

Thanks very much for the invitation to the party. It was awesome!!!! I really had lots of fun.. :) – Santiago Quijano

Thanks again for the great party. Great decorations and lots of great people. This was my first time being invited and I had a great time. I broke my cell phone and my camera that night and even though i lost the pictures and cell data, I still had a great time. – Caanan

We all had a fantastic time at your party! I've thrown enough of them to imagine the time and effort you put into it. – Barb Erny

Once again a wonderful party. I danced all night!! Thank you!! – Sandi Bacon

Thank you very much for having this party. It was a total blast. – Joan Turner

Thanks again for a great time. [There was] a very warm and friendly great vibe at your party, and you have a lot of fun friends.
– Arthur Zwern

Truely one of THE BEST house parties I have been to. – Steve Deffley

Thanks, again, for a great party. Very impressive effort. -Bruce Miller

Now THAT was the BEST Halloween party I've ever attended. Thanks so much. I had a blast. -Jason Esswein

As far as I'm concerned, yours was the party of the year so far and I've been to a few.

Thank you again for your hospitality and such a fantastic party! I had a great time and was really amazed by all the fantastic decorations! The turnout was definitely great. I was, however, too busy having fun to count the number of guests! :-) Thank you for making Halloween such a fun and memorable one this year! Nina

Best Halloween party I've ever been to, loads of fun and great folks. Paul H. Nissley

What a fabulous party! I got together tonight with many of my girlfriends that attended your party. They are STILL raving about it!! Total hit in every way and are impressed immensely by you and your kind note (below) of the night :)! – Carol Wold

Me and my friends had a great time. I couldn’t believe how many people were gathered in your house, I know it is huge and all, but man what a great turnout. All said that they had a wonderful time, and would love to do it again! – Mark Melo

Thank you very much for the wonderful Halloween. That was my first Halloween. I had the great time in your house. That everything was prepared so well. congratulations, and - thank you once more... – Krystyna Bleszynska

I absolutely loved halloween this year! Your party was spectacular. You put so much thought into the decorations and planning -- it really comes through.

The ambience created by your "haunted house" lost in the foggy mountain forest was surely for something in the success but the setting was really second to none!
Serge Bedikian

Thanks for the great party! You really did an awesome job - throwing such an elaborate party - great decorations!! We had lots of fun. – Cheryl & Lee

Thanks for the great party! Would love to be there next year! – Misko Hevery

Thanks Joe I had a hell of a time.

Thanks for a wonderful party. This was my virgin voyage....and a good one! My favorite decoration is the slowly crawling spider in the rafters. Looking forward to next year already!! Thanks again, I know how much work it is not only in preparation, actual event and ugh!, the cleanup. – Sandi Bacon

Thanks to you. It was a great party. I really had a great time at your place.
Sonia Dupuch

Thank you for having hosted a marvelous Halloween party. I had a great time and met lots of nice people. – Paula Skoe

I'd love to thank you for inviting me to your party. My friends and I had a great time. If you do any party in the future, I'll be more than happy to be your guest. Beata Szkop

Thank You for hosting such a fun party on Friday. I really enjoyed it and the setting was great. – Brian Gold

It was nice to attend the Halloween party you organized! Thank you very much! Again, I thank you very much for your entertainment! – Yuko Ishida

Congratulation on another successful halloween event....all my friends enjoyed the party. – Pearl Tang

Thanks for a great halloween party!
Art Martinez

Thank you for the Halloween party--you get top marks both as an artistic director and a producer. I had fun last Friday, and so did everybody else.
Irina Meyers

I had a great time! – Peter Blas