Posts Tagged: hurricane season

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 »

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 costumed for their big debut. I’ve got edging stones painted and accented. I’ve got six… Read more »

Top this!

I was having lunch with my Dad and Stepmom and I was talking about how happy I was with the decorations this year. My only concern, I said, was how I was going to top it next year. He said he was going to ask me that very question. At the time, I had no… Read more »

From Hell’s heart I stab at thee…

Hey, give a guy a little dramatic license, it’s better than “Nyahh, nyahh!” I watch my neighbors with equal parts amusement and jealousy as they put up everything from plywood sheets to metal storm shutters. Harsh times are nearly howling at our doorsteps. My own home is protected by nothing more than standard construction materials… Read more »

Mom is bugging me again

Whew. Yesterday’s post was about as controversial and provocative as I have ever been on this blog. I feel cleared out and renewed and now believe I can go the remaining 39 days in this blackboard-scratching presidential election without another comment (notwithstanding a monumental kerfuffle). That means I can get back to the typically nonsensical and frivolous… Read more »