Wednesday, October 31, 2018


Well, the candy is out in the big Halloween dish, and the sound-activated flickery lights that emit snapping, buzzing, and other "electrical" noises are all set up.

I didn't do the speakers and light projectors as the front yard is really soggy, and even with a GFI on the circuit, the wifely unit was uncomfortable with me running power across the yard.

And The Kids are bringing over the Little Guy so he can Trick-or-Treat in the neighborhood for the first time.

As fast as he is now, I wonder what a couple of candy bars will do to him....

They had an All Hands meeting yesterday informing them that the yogurt factory they both work at has been sold, and things will continue as normal for the foreseeable future. Their health insurance premiums will be going up (duh....) under the new owners, but the coverage will supposedly be better.

Have a safe and Happy Halloween!


  1. Its been raining here all day... sigh... Will be taking leftover candy to work tomorrow!

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    1. I was astounded at how polite the kids were.

      Please, thank you, sir, and ma'am to us as we handed out the candy.

      Back in Long Beach the little bastards would literally try and grab a handful out of the bowl if you got it too close to the door!

      I had my 45 under my jacket, as some of the older 'utes' in the area had been known to try and pull strong-arm robberies on unsuspecting home owners.


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