Thursday, October 10, 2013

HALLOWEEN 2

First of all, an apology to the weatherman.  After months of moaning and groaning by your correspondent about the exceedingly and continuously hot weather, you have acceded.  It's about 2 p.m. as I write this and the outside temperature is 71 degrees Fahrenheit.  Now that's just about perfect.  One day recently when I remarked on the mild temperature and said "I'd be happy with this year round," a neighbor said "Oh, no.  I said that to a mailman here a few years ago and he replied with horror 'Don't say that!  If it was like that EVERYONE would move here!'"  So I'll put up with 3 or 4 months of agonizingly high temperatures if the other 8 or 9 months can be somewhat like todays.

But to the business at hand.

I found a couple of other residents with wishes for trick-or-treat visitors, it seems.



Note the rows of skulls around the front door!

One person decorated his entire garage door.


I thought at first he had painted it but SWMBO and I decided it was a kind of decal that will be removed after the horror of Halloween.

Speaking of horror, the BRD had come for a visit and apparently had seen some of these "decorations".  She was properly terrified, it seems.


Either that or she was preparing for her next career.

As an opera singer.

6 comments:

  1. Haha. I cannot believe the way Halloween is so big in the States! All that horror!

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  2. BRD looks like she's belting out an aria from an opera.

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  3. I can't wait to see what your neighbors do with Christmas and Holiday lights.

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  4. Bruce, good for you with the weather. We have cool rain.

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  5. Hmmm. 71 degrees here in MInneapolis, too. But I doubt it would tempt anyone to move here for the winter.

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  6. We need a decal for OUR garage!!

    Love your new look by the way :)

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