Posts Categorized: Holidays

Making a short story long

Mom Nature.

I love her and she drives me crazy.

With great anticipation, I plugged in the extension cord for the north side of the Dead Thing Driveway, the Pied Piper and his gang of rapt skeletons.

Nothing happened.

Rrrr.… Read the rest

Oh goody

Planning out my Halloween goody bags is pretty simple. I have a spreadsheet I adjust each year for contents and quantity.

But for one year, I’ve never run out of bags to give away. Admittedly, I’ve had to “cross over” … Read the rest

Don’t go into the lights!

As I was taking (bad) photos of my rapidly progressing Dead Thing Driveway, I experienced a moment of profound reflection.

No, gazing upon all those skeletons didn’t have me ruminating about life and death, the afterlife and other such metaphysical … Read the rest

Down to the wire

It’s been torrentially raining for the last two days, preventing me from doing any work on the Dead Thing Driveway…and I couldn’t be more pleased!

“What?” you may be wondering. “Has he gone batty at last?”

Not at all my … Read the rest

It just became real

Regular readers know how big a month this is for me. Recently, I laid out my indecision on when to start the (expected to be) laborious process of creating the Dead Thing Driveway.

Well, that decision has now been sort … Read the rest