Posts Tagged: black mulch

Hey, he’s playing our song!

And, lo, there came a light at the end of the long tunnel. The Dead Thing Driveway is complete for 2017. A late order for some additional (tiny) rats was needed to fill a gap in Pied Piper’s side, but now the stone-and-block setup part of Halloween is done. My modesty does allow me to… Read more »

Forget your winter…it’s Halloween that’s coming

You’ve got your multi-year fascination and I’ve got mine. Because this year is an exponential leap from last year’s eerily successful Dead Thing Pen, I’ve needed to arrange my zombie ducks in a row well in advance of that eagerly anticipated day in late October. Accordingly, the purchasing process began in earnest as early as… Read more »

The Writing Dead (Halloween 2016 wrap up)

And lo, it came to an end. The final clean up, wrap up and dust-up of Halloween is over and boy am I tired. Dead tired, yesterday, after working 6 hours on disassembling, boxing and stocking everything away in the storage closet. Too dead to write this blog post yesterday, which is why you’re getting… Read more »

It’s feasible!

  Just returned from my brain session with Glen at Home Depot and the planogram for the Halloween driveway takeover is doable! Based on in-stock materials, I can construct a “wall”, currently envisioned as 10′ x 4′, and then load that up with black mulch. It should be a great back-breaker exercise, giving me renewed… Read more »

Wait until next year

Heh. It’s not even Halloween yet and I’m already percolating ideas for next year’s display. I parked the car in a guest spot so I could check out this year’s layout to make sure it’s offering maximum effect as kids/parents walk by/up. As I gazed on my open driveway, I was taken by how much… Read more »