The Canada Tax

Here we are on Canada day, being thankful for all the great things being a Canadian brings, but being a Christmas light junkie I have to pay a significant “tax” for being Canadian.

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We’re Half Way There

In the famous words of Jon Bon Jovi “Woah, we’re half way there”
Woah, RGB thoughts are in the air. It is the halfway point between turning my lights off on Jan 4th and light up 2020 on Nov 28th.

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And we’re done!

It’s been a long (6 week) build to get all the lights up, with mostly co-operative weather and very few problems, until the final weekend that is. Continue reading “And we’re done!”

Building a Matrix pt. II

Last year I built a matrix with some extra pixel nodes I had. I enjoyed the pixel screen so much I decided to build matrix borders across the front of my property (and maybe sneaking a little over onto the neighbors). I will be adding 2 matrix, one each side of the driveway made up of three sections. Each section will be 50 X 10 pixels, 2 two sections to the right of the driveway and one section to the left.

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And so it begins…

As summer fades into fall my thinking starts to move towards this years build. This initially kicked off in August when I put in my order in for new lights during the Annual Light-O-Rama summer Sale, but then gets forgotten about again until the boxes arrive. Continue reading “And so it begins…”

Post go live & into the swing of the season with TSO

I had gotten to go live for the light up party but there were still a couple of details to finish up. Then I had an exciting trip to see the Trans Siberian Orchestra planned.

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