Tuesday, October 30, 2007


I'm so freakin' pumped!

I worked on my ghosts out front today. They are huge billowing gauze creations, topped with realistic skulls - they loom 10 to 15 feet in the air. One flies from the house as if he is emerging through the wall. Another floats above the Tina Crab tree, while the other hovers above the ivy hedge. It is really dramatic. Vans with kids stop and look, kids on bikes are in awe, even seniors slow down and chuckle, a couple of guys in pick-ups stopped to ask how I did it. People are liking it. Wait until tomorrow night when the white jack-o-lanterns go out, and the luminaries - 18 of them are lighted! Omigosh - and the dry-ice fog! I'm so scared!!!

Okay! I'm really into it! It is so Day of the Dead!


  1. Anonymous8:19 PM


  2. Anonymous11:06 PM

    Have fun with it Terry!

    My hubby usually takes the kids trick-or-treating, and I hand out the treats (small bags of pretzels, animal crackers or crayons - I figure they get enough candy and junk from other people.)

    To pass the time, I keep a tally of the number of kids I get at the door. Sounds like fun, huh?

  3. I'm bringing a bus load of folks to see your place. Yours sounds really scary. I'm a bit disappointed about the chocolate though :(

  4. I spent half my childhood looking at that "ghost photo" in the Reader's Digest book "Strange Stories, Amazing Facts."


  5. I'm going to have Jason Davis go over there and do an "On the Road" piece like he did last weekend for St Aloysius' in Olivia.

    Or would you rather have Cindy Brucato, Terry?

  6. Cindy Brucato is plain scary, Halloween or no. There's a face gone wrong.

  7. I have met Cindy several times, she is very nice and I like her a lot.

  8. I guess it's too late for me to visit tonight and get my bag of Snickers.

    I don't watch TV news any more. But I always thought that Cindy was a great reporter/anchor.

  9. Charlie Brown9:49 PM

    Here I was expecting some Godiva chocolate and all I got was a bag of rocks!


  10. Please post pics?!!

  11. Rhaps and Kat - I did not take photos - I forgot to recharge batteries on my camera.


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