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Decorating for Halloween

As October is swiftly approaching, I decided to start decorating for Halloween today. Things started off very well. I was very pleased to find my missing favorite screwdriver packed up with my Halloween stuff. (I knew I had been missing it for a while -obviously since last November-and had looked everywhere for it...well everywhere but in the big tubs of Halloween decorations!).


I had to move some stuff around in the garage to get to the Halloween tubs. At one point I thought I had everything back in its place in the garage and hit the garage door down button and went in the house. A few minutes later, Lola and I hear a loud bang. I went out to the garage and there was my garage door all crumpled up and off the track. Apparently I hadn't gotten a baby (doggy) gate put back in its place and as the garage door went down, well it hit the baby gate. I guess the door malfunctioned and didn't just go back up, so the top panel of the door crumpled and it caused it to fall off the track. I have managed to get it back up (at least partially so it isn't so obvious to crooks that they can get in and rip me off). Now I get to have that repaired!


In case you haven't noticed a pattern, there is always something broken around here! Either it breaks on its own, or I manage to break it. People ask why I teach those classes at the college. Well my answer is going to start being "because I have to get they money to fix all the broken crap in my life somehow!" Someday I may get ahead and actually get to save some of the money I'm working hard for, but right now it is all going directly out to fix things!



So after that bummer, I didn't get everything out. I did put out the Halloween Tree (pictured below) and decorated the front door. I also put out a few things here and there (yes, to me a few things is probably like most people going all out).


Comments

Abby said…
I love it! I always love it. You have the best decorations!

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