Monday, October 31, 2011

It's Halloween!

Today I'll be decorating my front porch and yard for the first time since 2008. I went all out that year and then the next year I went to New Orleans and then last year we were at the baseball game. I carved my pumpkin today. I think it looks better in person:
I spent most of Sunday afternoon finding things and organizing things to have them ready. I mean it's been three years. I'm doing a few new things this year and some of the old and I will have lots of pictures in a few days.
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So while I was running around doing all this stuff, Barney came in the house and was acting all nuts like he was on a bad acid trip. He went under the daybed in the library and was howling like a loon and My Sweetie went in there to "talk him down." He was finally able to pull him out from under the bed to do a full body check (a "cat scan" if you will) which he always does when Barney acts oddly. You know, because he's an indoor/outdoor cat so he checks for injuries. Well he was perfectly fine and even started purring but then went right back under the daybed.
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My Sweetie has a theory. He said, "I think it's the front door. It even scares me." It's this:

8 comments:

haphazardlife said...

I think it's the front door too.

Big Brother said...

Well there’s one good thing about the front door, you’ll have plenty of candy left over cuz the kids will be too scared to knock... ;o)

lgsquirrel said...

It's the front door! The front Door!

Jocelyn said...

You shoulda fed that neighbor when he came begging for food three years ago. His plastered ghost haunts you yet, there on the front door.

Carole said...

It was a fun and spooky Halloween fer sure! That spider was a nice touch to your jack-o-lantern, and your house was the scariest on the block! Boo!

VioletSky said...

that spider is horrific. I am going to have nightmares now.
(maybe I'll need a body check from your sweetie to calm me down?)

geewits said...

You guys are funny.

Lo said...

Carol, you are too funny!!
Great stuff geewits!!
Poor Barney