Posts Tagged: Halloween decorations

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

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

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

Itchy trigger finger

Tap…tap…tap…

Fingers on the table top. Foot on the floor. Picture the impatient man.

Chomping at the bit. Gnashing the teeth. Jumping at the chance. Eager beaver.

When. When is the question.

I’ve now got my main skeleton performers effectively … Read the rest

Underdressed

Welp, my first skeleton is close to fully caparisoned. I’m still debating whether to add “Pied Piper” shoes. Considering the lengths I have had to go through to piece together even a semblance of a “Pied Piper” outfit, I’m guessing … Read the rest

Halloween on my mind

I can’t help it. You have your favorite holidays and I have mine.

What makes Halloween special to me is “Wow!”-ing the kids. Part of that is in crafting my special goody bags. Part of that is designing a fun … Read the rest

A pound of prevention

Halloween is coming!

No, I’m not in a time warp. Neither are you. But, I am more likely preoccupied with Halloween than most any of you.

While my plans for my big display this year are still percolating (trying to … Read the rest