My admiration for Amazon grows daily.
It’s not just the pricing, because they are not universally the cheapest (for instance, I’ve found a number of Halloween items significantly cheaper elsewhere), though most times they are at or below other retailers.… Read the rest
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’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
I think I’m making progress with my Animal Control skeleton and I have my years of experience as a sportsman to thank for it.
I’ve had several vexing problems regarding AC (as I call him). First, the stand that is … Read the rest
Hoo boy! My crazy ideas may not kill me (though that’s still a possibility), but they sure are likely to drive me to the poor house!
So’s I’m beginning my Dead Thing Driveway display set up today, kicking off the … Read the rest
Okay, barring a brain-melting incident in the political spectrum, this blog begins its inevitable turn to the sole province of Halloween and all its associated circumstances.
That means day-by-day updates on my preparations for my Dead Thing Driveway and progress … Read the rest
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
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
As a lifelong resident of South Florida, I’ve seen and (thankfully) survived many hurricanes. Gratefully, only a few “hits” and nothing in the lines of Andrew’s direct hit.
Preparations for a hurricane are redundant and tiresome, but they are critically … Read the rest
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