Posts Tagged: Florida weather

We learn by doing

Halloween is nearly upon us and I have, for all intents and purposes completed my rights and responsibilities to friends, family and kids. My Halloween efforts are probably best summed up in two adages: – “It looked good on paper.” – “His eyes were bigger than his stomach.” What I learned by doing… The display… Read more »

Grave undertaking

The last piece of the puzzle is now complete. Of all the decorations, the graveyard is probably the easiest to set up (excluding the fence gang, which is just hanging stuff and so doesn’t qualify in *my* definition of decorating). Once the mulch is down (two bags worked fine), there is nothing left but for… Read more »

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 of, kinda made for me. Although friends and family are the cause, they are not… Read more »

Webmaster

We’re at one week and counting, so it’s time to pull out the remaining supplies and finish off the Halloween display. That means…webs! I’ve decided on a different look for the front this year and it requires a new thought process on the webs to accent the show. Instead of a whole front covered in… Read more »

Never-ending battle

I will not go down without a fight. And neither will my decorations! There is an inherent danger in setting up for the holidays early; in my case, Halloween. Foremost on the threat list is the Florida weather. October has been a bad month for tropical storms and even without one, we tend to get… Read more »

Guess who’s coming to dinner

I’m not a worrier, so when I left for my 2 1/2 month Great North American Baseball Road Trip, I made what I deemed to be appropriate precautions and headed out from my home during the beginning of hurricane season. In the ensuing months, nary a hint of a threat appeared in the tropics or… Read more »