In the famous words of Jon Bon Jovi “Woah, we’re half way there”
Continue reading “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.
After 8 weekends of building we are finally Live. Last night friends and family came over for our official light up. Continue reading “We are Live”
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!”
It’s crazy to think I’m already four weeks into my build for the year, overall I am progressing quite well and look to be on track. So far no major setbacks.
Continue reading “Pushing Forward”
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. Continue reading “Building a Matrix pt. II”
Tis the season to start to build up the light display. Continue reading “Starting to Build”
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…”
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.
Continue reading “Post go live & into the swing of the season with TSO”
After all the work and all the technical difficulties we managed to hit our date and turn on the lights at our annual light up party and fundraiser. Continue reading “We are live.”
The plan was to take today off work as an insurance policy incase I’d run into any hiccups, if everything was on schedule I would be able to cancel the PTO. Although I was on schedule and had managed to remove all the hiccups I was still a little nervous because of the USB failure last week and tomorrow had also gotten very filled up with activities with the kids, for the bottle drive and just getting ready to have 50-70 people over. So I decided to keep my day off. Continue reading “And, I’m Done!”