It's December 30th, and we have decided to extend our shows until the 5th of January. This is in large part due to the appealdemocrat.com light contest that we have been entered in that ends the 5th. We have found that the contest is kind of a pain to vote in and not many people take the time to register… wait for the confirmation email… then go back and vote. Thank you, though, to the 28 that have voted… As it stands we are lagging by 3. There are two houses tied at 31 votes then us at 28 votes.
WHAT!!?!?!?!?!?! 2010 is not over yet?!?!?!?!? To tell you the truth I have been thinking of next year's display since I started putting this year's up. The other thing, the lights and stuff are much cheaper right after Christmas than any other time of year!
After many hours of "noodling", this is the basic idea of what the house will look like this winter. Continue reading
This is the main controller that I am using to control the lights in our display. It is called "The Grinch".