293 Comments (chronological order) on the Christmas Blog in 2011

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1 - United States - Hulkville in the Republic of Boulder, Colorado Alek says at 2011/10/24 16:00:00
It's about two months before Christmas which is when I re-enable commenting on the Christmas Blog. You have another week to surf on over to the halloween webcam where all sorts of halloween decorations are controllable. But this is just the warmup for Christmas and I hope to have the zany christmas webcam online by December 1st and maybe by Thanksgiving ... HO-HO-HO! ;-)
christmas 2010 lights

christmas 2010 front yard

christmas 2010 santa workshop



2 - United Kingdom - Beckenham Kent 51.3833°N 0.0333°W "Anonymous" from 090.198.243.204 (5ac6f3cc.bb.sky.com) wrote at 2011/10/24 17:23:39
hi yay am the first blogger

3 - United Kingdom - Fareham Hampshire 50.8500°N 1.1833°W "Anonymous" from 082.027.150.029 (spc2-hava1-0-0-cust28.cosh.cable.virginmedia.com) wrote at 2011/10/25 08:15:38
ping pong ding dong!

4 - Canada - Stony Plain Alberta 53.5333°N 114.0000°W "Anonymous" from 068.150.161.248 (S0106602ad071467d.ed.shawcable.net) wrote at 2011/10/25 11:24:55
Really looking forward to it! I spend so much time here, it's ridiculous! :)

5 - United States - Punta Gorda Florida 26.9078°N 81.9538°W "Anonymous" from 067.076.086.073 (unresolvable) wrote at 2011/10/25 13:59:22
alek are you going to repair santa ballon, i remember the high winds last year that played heck with santa and the ballon. i remember you were out in the wind 2 in the morning tying down the ballon
Alek replies at 19:30 - Good Memory - here's the video of me tying it down ... at 2 in the morning!
And here's Kyle, Alek, and Dirk with the Santa Balloon in 2010 - Mouseover image for closeup

christmas lights boys

6 - Denmark - Helsinge Hovedstaden 56.0167°N 12.2000°E "Anonymous" from 093.161.098.029 (0x5da1621d.hlgnqu1.dynamic.dsl.tele.dk) wrote at 2011/10/26 03:55:51
waw!! stunning work mr. Komar! this year i hope you will get lots of visitors!!

7 - United States - East Walpole Massachusetts 42.1543°N 71.2154°W "Wes" from 024.063.021.195 (c-24-63-21-195.hsd1.ma.comcast.net) wrote at 2011/10/26 17:04:40
Almost time to start thinking about xmas! I wait till after halloween to do that!
Alek replies at 12:28 - Yep - right now, Santa's Workshop is the Haunted Office - AYE MATEY!!! ;-)
halloween haunted office

8 - United Kingdom - London London, City of 51.5002°N 0.1262°W "Luc" from 002.121.126.014 (02797e0e.bb.sky.com) wrote at 2011/10/27 18:03:44
Hmmmm not got much to say but hey 8th comment XD :)

9 - United Kingdom - City N/A 54.0000°N 2.0000°W "Anonymous" from 094.175.106.129 (cpc9-haye18-2-0-cust128.haye.cable.virginmedia.com) wrote at 2011/10/30 18:24:56
9th comment. Can't wait for Christmas 2011!!! :D

10 - United Kingdom - Evesham Worcestershire 52.0833°N 1.9333°W "Equus" from 081.159.009.008 (host81-159-9-8.range81-159.btcentralplus.com) wrote at 2011/10/31 12:49:30
Santa Bubblers plus Snow I hope...

11 - United States - Hulkville in the Republic of Boulder, Colorado Clement Clarke Moore said in 1823:
halloween pictures

Twas the night before Halloween, when all through the house
Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.
The Halloween Costumes were hung by the door with care
In hopes that Alek's Halloween Decorations would be there.

When out on the lawn there arose such a clatter,
I sprang from the bed to see what was the matter.
Away to the window I flew like a flash,
Tore open the shutters and threw up the sash.

The moon on the breast of the new-fallen snow
Gave the lustre of mid-day to objects below.
When, what to my wondering eyes should appear,
But Witches, Skeletons, Pumpkins, Grim Reapers, Frankenstein, SpongeBob, and Homer Simpson - D'OH! ;-)

With such as zany display, so lively and quick,
I knew in a moment it must be Alek's Controllable Halloween Decorations for Celiac Disease.
And then, in a twinkling, I saw the Internet control the house
The continuous turning ON and OFF of each little light and giant inflatables.

Alek spoke not a word, but went straight to his work,
Making sure the webcams stayed online and X10 controls operational
Ensuring the laptop chat-room stayed family friendly to bazillions of people around the world.
Plus passing out treats to all who came to his door.

As the night grew to a close, Alek sat back in his chair
The webcams and X10 controls started to cool
And as the display shut down for another fun year, I heard him exclaim
"Happy Halloween to all, and to all a good-night!"

halloween front yard warewolf

12 - United States - Las Vegas Nevada 36.2349°N 115.2905°W "Cris Kringle" from 169.241.028.076 (unresolvable) wrote at 2011/11/01 12:49:16
HELLO Christmas Blog!

13 - United States - Poway California 32.9775°N 117.0232°W "Santa Claws" from 108.083.004.127 (108-83-4-127.lightspeed.sndgca.sbcglobal.net) wrote at 2011/11/01 21:23:19
Can't Wait!!!!!

14 - United States - Elk Grove Village Illinois 42.0152°N 87.9901°W "Weezey" from 067.162.060.171 (c-67-162-60-171.hsd1.il.comcast.net) wrote at 2011/11/02 13:50:58
Can't believe Christmas is almost here! Looking forward to this years display. Do you need any help?
Alek replies at 13:59 - It's pretty hard for people on the Internet to setup the display in my yard, but I appreciate the offer of help. One issue I'm having is the D-Link DCS-6620G wireless webcams I've been using for over 5 years now are falling apart. Plus as a photographer, the so-so image quality bugs mee. People have asked if they can donate $$$ to help me out, but I want a 100% of the money going to Celiac Disease. But if you work/know someone at a webcam company that would like to donate some equipment to improve the viewing experience for bazillions of Internet users, please have 'em contact me.

15 - France - Bolbec Haute-Normandie 49.5667°N 0.4833°E "Vincent halgrain" from 088.189.072.141 (bol76-1-88-189-72-141.fbx.proxad.net) wrote at 2011/11/03 00:20:42
Christmas soon Alek :) :)

16 - United States - Greenwood Arkansas 35.2015°N 94.1936°W "n10cities" from 098.175.204.081 (wsip-98-175-204-81.fv.ks.cox.net) wrote at 2011/11/03 10:46:57
Yep! On to Christmas!

17 - United States - Monroe Louisiana 32.4993°N 92.0597°W "Jessica Cliett" from 098.080.111.167 (adsl-98-80-111-167.shv.bellsouth.net) wrote at 2011/11/05 13:13:16
Hope y'all are Blessed and happy. Can't wait to see the lights ligh up this year!!! I know our 3 year old will love this! as I look forward to it every year! thanks for all you do GOD bless you and your family

18 - United States - Hulkville in the Republic of Boulder, Colorado Alek says at 2011/11/06 02:59:59
Halloween/2011 is a wrap as I just turned off comments on the Halloween Blog when the time switched from Daylight Savings to Standard. That was a good warm-up ... so now we'll start getting ready for Christmas ... HO-HO-HO! ;-)

19 - Ukraine - City N/A 49.0000°N 32.0000°E "Cheap oem software" from 193.105.210.170 (unresolvable) wrote at 2011/11/06 05:57:16
O8dD1o Post brought me to think, went to mull over!!....

20 - United Kingdom - Tewkesbury Gloucestershire 52.0000°N 2.1500°W "Equus" from 086.182.061.214 (host86-182-61-214.range86-182.btcentralplus.com) wrote at 2011/11/06 09:07:37
So When do You start to Think about Christmas Set Up and is There anything New This Year? Thanks
Alek replies at 23:30 - I start thinking about Christmas setup the day after Halloween. I actually didn't buy anything at the post-holiday sales last year ... but they may be a nice "upgrade" for Christmas 2011 - stay tuned! ;-)

21 - United States - East Walpole Massachusetts 42.1543°N 71.2154°W "Wes" from 024.063.021.195 (c-24-63-21-195.hsd1.ma.comcast.net) wrote at 2011/11/06 15:33:23
all christmas blogging now!!!

22 - United Kingdom - Cirencester Gloucestershire 51.7333°N 1.9833°W "Equus" from 086.177.083.136 (host86-177-83-136.range86-177.btcentralplus.com) wrote at 2011/11/07 12:32:37
SO Looking Forward to Seeing Them Alek!!!

23 - South Africa - Pretoria Gauteng 25.7069°S 28.2294°E "Gappie" from 041.151.159.201 (8ta-151-159-201.telkomadsl.co.za) wrote at 2011/11/08 11:10:32
Waiting for some Christmas cheer in South Africa

24 - Ukraine - City N/A 49.0000°N 32.0000°E "Cheap software online" from 193.105.210.170 (unresolvable) wrote at 2011/11/09 05:50:00
I75QoH Youth rock band "Ranetki" says thank you for such a wonderful blog..!!

25 - United States - Fort Smith Arkansas 35.4099°N 94.3877°W "n10cities" from 070.178.149.086 (ip70-178-149-86.ks.ks.cox.net) wrote at 2011/11/10 14:23:58
Looks like our friends in Ukraine are busy spamming the blogs... :(

26 - United States - Alliance Nebraska 42.1016°N 103.0607°W "Anonymous" from 097.092.174.113 (97-92-174-113.dhcp.krny.ne.charter.com) wrote at 2011/11/11 06:40:49
when will we be able to see u starting to setup chrismas?
Alek replies at 22:30 - I actually spent a bit of time today getting the inflatables ready ... but you won't see much action on the webcams until they go live around Thanksgiving.

27 - United States - Pleasant Grove Utah 40.4647°N 111.6332°W "Cactus Jack" from 071.195.208.045 (c-71-195-208-45.hsd1.ut.comcast.net) wrote at 2011/11/11 10:39:44
G___day I am a composer from Australia and have written a rockin___ version of Carol of the Bells. A snippet of it can be heard at LINK DELETED It is called Carol of the Cactus. It is begging to be used for a Christmas light show. Please forward on to anyone you might know who is looking for a song just that little bit unique and has the dynamics to really put on a great light show. Cheers,

28 - United Kingdom - London London, City of 51.5002°N 0.1262°W "Elliott Veares" from 087.194.130.107 (87-194-130-107.bethere.co.uk) wrote at 2011/11/12 09:40:36
Just been to "Christmas 2011" page and relating to point 2, how about refreshing the Jpeg's every second rather tan every 2 seconds. That is a compromise between refreshed Jpeg's and Streaming!

29 - Canada - Coquitlam British Columbia 49.2667°N 122.7833°W "ryan" from 050.098.192.237 (d50-98-192-237.bchsia.telus.net) wrote at 2011/11/13 14:52:33
when does the christmas lights start 21? 15? 31?

30 - United States - Indio California 33.7153°N 116.2374°W "Dody from the Coachella valley" from 108.043.153.053 (pool-108-43-153-53.plspca.fios.verizon.net) wrote at 2011/11/14 14:44:47
Looking forward to your 2011 display!

31 - United Kingdom - Retford Surrey 53.3169°N 0.9408°W "Anonymous" from 078.149.062.248 (host-78-149-62-248.as13285.net) wrote at 2011/11/15 01:01:24
cant wait for your amazing lights hope you and ur blessing family are well god bless from alison peterborough UNITED KINGDON

32 - United Kingdom - Camberley Surrey 51.3500°N 0.7333°W "Anonymous" from 090.195.062.140 (5ac33e8c.bb.sky.com) wrote at 2011/11/15 15:45:51
whats the nice upgrade post #20

33 - United States - Hulkville in the Republic of Boulder, Colorado Alek says at 2011/11/15 16:50:35
As implied in post #26, all the inflatables are out from the crawlspace (except the giant Santa Balloon) and mounted on their wood bases. The Santa-Homer shown below is actually new for Christmas this year - got 'em this summer at a garage sale. I got some great help from our neighbor Jeffrey who is into Christmas about as much as me - a junior Clark Griswold in training! ;-)
christmas santa homer

34 - Canada - Stony Plain Alberta 53.5333°N 114.0000°W "Anonymous" from 068.150.161.248 (S0106602ad071467d.ed.shawcable.net) wrote at 2011/11/15 21:30:19
So does Santa Homer replace the other Homer that is usually out?
Alek replies at 21:54 - Jeffrey and I were debating maybe putting both out for Double Homer Power - D'OH! ;-)

35 - South Africa - Pretoria Gauteng 25.7069°S 28.2294°E "Anonymous" from 041.132.162.205 (41-132-162-205.dsl.mweb.co.za) wrote at 2011/11/17 08:58:13
The more Homer, the better DOH!

36 - United States - Alliance Nebraska 42.1016°N 103.0607°W "Anonymous" from 097.092.174.113 (97-92-174-113.dhcp.krny.ne.charter.com) wrote at 2011/11/19 06:45:03
any chance seeing the cams on before thanks giving? we all are we all enjoy ur lights and would give family something to do on thanks giving night

37 - United States - Kingston Springs Tennessee 36.1272°N 87.1107°W "Anonymous" from 068.053.153.146 (c-68-53-153-146.hsd1.tn.comcast.net) wrote at 2011/11/19 08:37:46
I___3 this website

38 - United Kingdom - City N/A 54.0000°N 2.0000°W "Equus" from 031.053.057.194 (host31-53-57-194.range31-53.btcentralplus.com) wrote at 2011/11/19 08:47:05
Our Town Switches Christmas Lights on Tomorrow....

39 - United States - Murrieta California 33.5426°N 117.3391°W "Anonymous" from 096.247.110.166 (pool-96-247-110-166.lsanca.fios.verizon.net) wrote at 2011/11/19 20:18:26
Go Trojans! Go Colorado!
Alek replies at 07:01 - Colorado got crushed by UCLA 45-6 ... so much for the Buff "guarantee" of a win ...

40 - United Kingdom - Dartford Kent 51.4500°N 0.2167°E "Hannah from the UK" from 086.130.075.217 (host86-130-75-217.range86-130.btcentralplus.com) wrote at 2011/11/20 02:51:48
When will the webcams go live? Really excited about them!
Alek replies at 07:14 - I've turned on webcam #2 as I'll be doing setup in the front yard the next couple of days ... so you can watch it live. We actually have a new webcam this year for the holiday display as one of the 5+ year old D-Link DCS-6620G (that broke) has been replaced with a Vivotek FD8362. A big thumbs up to Jon Wade (who lives in Steamboat Springs) for donating the webcam to support the charity effort. Webcam #1 and #3 are still D-Link's (that are falling apart) ... so lets hope they work through the holiday season ... and would be awesome if there was a "Santa" out there who wanted to upgrade those.
vivotek FD8362 and D-Link DCS-6620G
Vivotek day image (full-res) of HULK's Convertible - mouseover image to see D-Link
vivotek fd8362 dlink dcs6620g
Vivotek night image (full-res) of a cute couple kissing in the driveway - mouseover image to see D-Link
vivotek fd8362 dlink dcs6620g night image

41 - United Kingdom - Cirencester Gloucestershire 51.7333°N 1.9833°W "Equus" from 081.159.014.063 (host81-159-14-63.range81-159.btcentralplus.com) wrote at 2011/11/20 09:07:15
Alek, Hopefullly Snow Plus Santa Bubblers Soon...

42 - United States - Rogers Arkansas 36.2821°N 93.9162°W "Anonymous" from 070.178.123.029 (ip70-178-123-29.ks.ks.cox.net) wrote at 2011/11/20 11:38:00
Hey Alek, long time viewer here (really really long time). How about an up to date pic of you and your lovely family on the opening page? We'd love to see how the boys are coming along.

43 - United States - Northampton Pennsylvania 40.7137°N 75.4793°W "Anonymous" from 072.081.089.112 (pool-72-81-89-112.phlapa.east.verizon.net) wrote at 2011/11/20 15:03:04
Our local Komar Wannabe was busy setting up his display this weekend! Unlike yours, his house is at a bad intersection and the display is synched to music. I bet the neighbors are already cringing! LOL!

44 - United States - Collinsville Illinois 38.6918°N 89.9911°W "rebecca hettenhausen" from 068.187.242.040 (68-187-242-40.dhcp.stls.mo.charter.com) wrote at 2011/11/20 18:08:47
merry Christmas Santa clause

45 - United States - City N/A 38.0000°N 97.0000°W "Leo Williams" from 173.070.020.056 (pool-173-70-20-56.nwrknj.fios.verizon.net) wrote at 2011/11/21 18:16:19
I can not wait for christmas this year!! my decorations are already up!!

46 - United States - Fort Smith Arkansas 35.4099°N 94.3877°W "n10cities" from 070.178.149.086 (ip70-178-149-86.ks.ks.cox.net) wrote at 2011/11/21 18:19:07
I see stuffage on the lawn! Woooot!

47 - United States - Westland Michigan 42.3318°N 83.3710°W "ErrantEgo" from 068.040.209.221 (c-68-40-209-221.hsd1.mi.comcast.net) wrote at 2011/11/21 19:19:22
That Vivotek camera has some AWESOME quality and clarity - even at night! I think to replace all of your cameras with these would be HUGE !!!
Alek replies at 07:44 - Yea, it's certainly a different class of webcam and there are a number of other vendors (ex: AXIS) that make comparable quality products. Contact me if you'd like to buy/donate some to the charity cause!

48 - South Africa - Johannesburg Gauteng 26.2000°S 28.0833°E "Gappie" from 198.054.202.195 (wblv-ip-pcache-5-vif1.telkom-ipnet.co.za) wrote at 2011/11/22 03:38:36
Alek, why don't you add a live stream of the new Vivotek to your website. You could use Justin.tv to handle the user demand and host the stream. And then just embed your Justin stream in your website. You could then also add the Justin chatbox. This could help to increase traffic to your site.
Alek replies at 07:47 - There's a couple of issues associated with doing that ... such as how "clean" the embed works on the page - for instance, clicking for "Super-Size" takes you away from the Christmas web page to the direct feed.

49 - United States - Hulkville in the Republic of Boulder, Colorado Alek says at 2011/11/22 09:19:22
As n10cities said in post #46, there is now "stuffage" on the front lawn as seen in the picture below - mouseover the image to see a before shot. I've also uploaded a time-lapse to the christmas videos webpage.
christmas setup hulk

50 - United Kingdom - Manchester 53.5000°N 2.2167°W "Anonymous" from 082.008.010.208 (cpc4-hava2-2-0-cust207.6-1.cable.virginmedia.com) wrote at 2011/11/22 14:24:03
Big big, can you show us the cam and how you have fixed it in place?

51 - Canada - Coquitlam British Columbia 49.2667°N 122.7833°W "ryan" from 050.098.192.237 (d50-98-192-237.bchsia.telus.net) wrote at 2011/11/22 18:35:50
i saw you turn on christmas decorations great job!!!

52 - Canada - Coquitlam British Columbia 49.2667°N 122.7833°W "ryan" from 050.098.192.237 (d50-98-192-237.bchsia.telus.net) wrote at 2011/11/22 18:50:56
dont turn em off!!

53 - United States - Hulkville in the Republic of Boulder, Colorado Alek says at 2011/11/22 20:32:45
In 2001, my sister got married and gave everyone at her wedding reception a nifty present - tree seedlings. I planted a couple, but only one survived ... and after 10 years, it's about ten feet tall. However, I "goofed" by planting it too close to some other trees ... and now that it has grown, they are all crowding each other. It would make a fine Christmas tree, but we don't do 'em anymore (surprising, 'eh?!? ;-) but I didn't want to see it go to waste.
cut christmas tree before
My wife asked around at her workplace and WendyR said they had a good home for the tree ... so the next night, her husband Leif showed up with a real (STIHL baby!) chainsaw to cut it down - mouseover image to see him fire it up - RRRRUUUUMMMM!!!
cut christmas tree chainsaw
While I held the tree, Leif made a clean cut at the base in about 10 seconds - note smoke from chainsaw.
I've asked Leif and Wendy to send us a picture of what it looks like decorated at their house.
cut christmas tree after
Since I had some of the Christmas Decorations in the front yard, I turned those on and here's an image from the new webcam - click here to watch a time-lapse video of us cutting the tree.
cut christmas tree webcam

54 - United States - Westland Michigan 42.3318°N 83.3710°W "ErrantEgo" from 068.040.209.221 (c-68-40-209-221.hsd1.mi.comcast.net) wrote at 2011/11/23 15:32:45
Alek: its not really relevant, but I noticed you said 2011 -- did you really mean 2001? ;-)     [Fixed - thanks - alek]

55 - United States - Fort Smith Arkansas 35.4099°N 94.3877°W "n10cities" from 070.178.149.086 (ip70-178-149-86.ks.ks.cox.net) wrote at 2011/11/23 17:00:18
I'm a Poulan man myself (or used to be)....___tim allen grunt___ Ooooohhh Ooooohh OOOOOOOOHHH ___/tim allen grunt___

56 - France - Bolbec Haute-Normandie 49.5667°N 0.4833°E "Vincent halgrain" from 088.189.072.141 (bol76-1-88-189-72-141.fbx.proxad.net) wrote at 2011/11/24 00:01:27
Happy Thanksgiving :)

57 - France - Bolbec Haute-Normandie 49.5667°N 0.4833°E "Vincent halgrain" from 088.189.072.141 (bol76-1-88-189-72-141.fbx.proxad.net) wrote at 2011/11/24 00:08:30
Happy Thanksgiving Alek :)

58 - United Kingdom - Derby 52.9333°N 1.5000°W "Gill and Luke UK" from 086.009.174.010 (cpc3-derb12-2-0-cust9.8-3.cable.virginmedia.com) wrote at 2011/11/24 02:14:22
Happy Thanksgiving Alek and Family. It's all looking good for Christmas. I know we asked last year, but could we have a picture of your mouth watering turkey again please, it always looks so delicious. Don't you have reel christmas trees in your home?, that tree you cut down would have been great in your house. Are you off out to the Black Friday sales?? Have a great day.
Alek replies at 10:31 - Yea, that tree would have been great ... but we do enough outside the house ... and the kids are bigger so aren't as much into Christmas. Black Friday is outa control (stores are opening at Midnight tonight) and main item we'll look for this weekend is a new baseball glove for Kyle. While I usually post an "after" picture of the turkey, here's a "before" picture of this year's 19 pounder as it went in the oven. Happy Thanksgiving to all!
thanksgiving turkey

59 - Turkey - Istanbul 41.0186°N 28.9647°E "Anonymous" from 078.186.128.182 (182.128.186.78.static.turktelekom.com.tr) wrote at 2011/11/24 13:30:27
Crazy Looking Bird!

60 - United Kingdom - Derby 52.9333°N 1.5000°W "Luc" from 094.002.172.120 (5e02ac78.bb.sky.com) wrote at 2011/11/24 15:44:54
the new camera looks great, but quick question Alek what soaftwear do you use to ftp the images from the ip cameras up to the servers? Luc
Alek replies at 13:43 - Simply doing a "wget" from the Linux Web Server to retrive the image from the webcam.

61 - South Africa - Johannesburg Gauteng 26.2000°S 28.0833°E "Anonymous" from 198.054.202.195 (wblv-ip-pcache-5-vif1.telkom-ipnet.co.za) wrote at 2011/11/25 06:44:06
Alek, when is switch on date?

62 - Canada - Coquitlam British Columbia 49.2667°N 122.7833°W "ryan" from 050.098.192.237 (d50-98-192-237.bchsia.telus.net) wrote at 2011/11/25 08:26:55
tonight...

63 - Philippines - Iloilo Iloilo City 10.6969°N 122.5644°E "Ian" from 124.106.047.203 (unresolvable) wrote at 2011/11/25 11:13:48
We have included a Christmas Tradition news update that is of interest and has become a part of many growing up with the Musical Angel Chimes. This should be of interest and timely for many of your followers. A tinkling sound of twirling angels hitting the bells, driven by four lighted candles has become part of expereincing Christmas for many. LINK DELETED

64 - United Kingdom - Nottingham 52.9667°N 1.1667°W "Anonymous" from 082.009.128.003 (cpc32-cmbg15-2-0-cust2.5-4.cable.virginmedia.com) wrote at 2011/11/25 11:14:10
I can't wait xx

65 - United Kingdom - Berkhamsted Buckinghamshire 51.7600°N 0.5600°W "Dom from uk" from 002.124.199.104 (027cc768.bb.sky.com) wrote at 2011/11/25 13:01:44
Does it go live today or after weekend
Alek replies at 13:46 - Still a bit more to do, especially the roof ... and the wind has picked up ... so probably after this weekend.

66 - United Kingdom - Newcastle Upon Tyne 54.9881°N 1.6194°W "AV" from 077.103.233.181 (cpc1-benw6-0-0-cust436.gate.cable.virginmedia.com) wrote at 2011/11/25 13:52:16
Hi Alek. Every year I watch your Christmas webcam and lights, It's become a bit of a tradition for me. Keep up the good work and I hope that you and your family have a very merry Christmas.

67 - United States - Monroe Louisiana 32.4993°N 92.0597°W "Jessica Cliett" from 098.080.102.146 (adsl-98-80-102-146.shv.bellsouth.net) wrote at 2011/11/25 13:55:57
Hi Mr. Alek, Could you tell us when the lights will be running? we come every year EVERY night to see this! Thank you so much and I have your Thanksgiving was wonderful1

68 - United Kingdom - Berkhamsted Buckinghamshire 51.7600°N 0.5600°W "Dom from Uk" from 002.124.199.104 (027cc768.bb.sky.com) wrote at 2011/11/26 11:17:00
Nice to see you got snow but shame we dont as it just makes it all feel very Christmas like and also thanks for reply guess its going to make it a little difficult to put up the lights ion roof due to snow but your so reliable you will do it some way

69 - United States - Brooklyn New York 40.6525°N 73.9554°W "BrittBritt and Homar(Karl)" from 024.191.022.199 (ool-18bf16c7.dyn.optonline.net) wrote at 2011/11/26 11:58:54
Houlihan rules! I love their french fries and onion dip. So does Karl, my side kick(aka homor)and im santa!!!!!! We are back and in attack from last year. Get ready to burst in farts!!!!!!!! Now, here is Karl with the latest breaking news!A chcolate volcano eruption happened like, two secomds ago, o well..... now here's Santa with the weather report. ITS gonna be raining Homers!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

70 - United States - Brooklyn New York 40.6525°N 73.9554°W "BrittBritt and Homar(Karl)" from 024.191.022.199 (ool-18bf16c7.dyn.optonline.net) wrote at 2011/11/26 12:04:48
Have any of you burst in farts yet?.Now here is a wonderful song for our christmas party! Jingle Bells Karl Smells and Homar got ran over by me!!!!!!!!!!!!!! What a wonderful song about my so called sidekick who slacks on the job. Now here is the current weather report. ITS GONNA BE RAINING PLATAINS.... so that means we should go to HOULIHANS. Would you like to join us Alek? Bring your Cuban Petes!!!!

71 - United States - Hulkville in the Republic of Boulder, Colorado Alek says at 2011/11/26 17:57:35
The front lawn is just about done ... so I'll be working on the front and roof of the house plus Santa's Workshop tomorrow. I'm still fine-tuning the new Vivotek webcam ... probably should knock the exposure down a bit as seen in the image below. Mouseover image to compare to the D-link.
christmas front yard vivotek dlink

72 - Canada - Stony Plain Alberta 53.5333°N 114.0000°W "Anonymous" from 068.150.161.248 (S0106602ad071467d.ed.shawcable.net) wrote at 2011/11/26 18:07:35
Ya, a tiny bit too bright. But it looks nice

73 - United States - Fort Smith Arkansas 35.4099°N 94.3877°W "n10cities" from 070.178.149.086 (ip70-178-149-86.ks.ks.cox.net) wrote at 2011/11/26 18:23:58
Weird...it looks like there are a bunch of floodlights pointing into your yard. That camera works good in low light..

74 - United States - Brooklyn New York 40.6525°N 73.9554°W "kENAN THE CRAPPER RAPPER" from 024.191.022.199 (ool-18bf16c7.dyn.optonline.net) wrote at 2011/11/26 19:22:27
My brother is a hypo-allegenic peanut. Santa walks like he pooped in his tighty- whiteys and he doesnt want any of his reindeers to know. HAHAHAAHA IM BACK FROM LAST YEAR OOO YEA!!!!!

75 - United States - Fort Smith Arkansas 35.4099°N 94.3877°W "n10cities" from 070.178.149.086 (ip70-178-149-86.ks.ks.cox.net) wrote at 2011/11/26 19:57:54
grow...up...

76 - Philippines - Manila 14.6042°N 120.9822°E "Anonymous" from 203.177.098.018 (unresolvable) wrote at 2011/11/26 22:23:55
We have included a Christmas Tradition news update that is of interest and has become a part of many growing up with the Musical Angel Chimes This should be of interest and timely for many of your followers. A tinkling sound of twirling angels hitting the bells, driven by four lighted candles has become part of experiencing Christmas for many. LINK DELETED

77 - United Kingdom - Saint Helens St. Helens 53.4500°N 2.7333°W "Laura & Leah & Zoe" from 092.005.034.157 (host-92-5-34-157.as43234.net) wrote at 2011/11/27 04:19:33
27 days till xmas :D yayyyyyyyyyyyyyyy! x

78 - United States - Hulkville in the Republic of Boulder, Colorado Alek says at 2011/11/27 08:33:19
Here's another comparison shot with the exposure knocked down 2 stops. I may bump the saturation and see if I can adjust the white balance a bit. Planning to turn everything on Monday night ... although slight chance may do some testing this evening.
christmas front yard vivotek dlink 2

79 - United Kingdom - Cirencester Gloucestershire 51.7333°N 1.9833°W "Equus" from 086.150.121.122 (host86-150-121-122.range86-150.btcentralplus.com) wrote at 2011/11/27 11:22:48
Any Snow forcast Yet alek? Wanna See Some Christmas Lights Plus Snow... _________GRIN_________

80 - Hungary - City N/A 47.0000°N 20.0000°E "Anonymous" from 046.107.173.225 (2E6BADE1.dsl.pool.telekom.hu) wrote at 2011/11/27 11:56:42
Alec was just up on the roof. Did he fall like Homer - D___oh!

81 - United States - Pottstown Pennsylvania 40.2605°N 75.6155°W "Anonymous" from 072.081.062.142 (pool-72-81-62-142.phlapa.east.verizon.net) wrote at 2011/11/27 17:21:27
You can see Burrito Reindeer alot better now! YAY!

82 - United States - Minden Louisiana 32.7081°N 93.2779°W "Anonymous" from 173.217.104.105 (173-217-104-105-mndn.mid.dyn.suddenlink.net) wrote at 2011/11/27 18:34:31
Just got my Lights up would like to show you a pic its not as impressive as your display but was inspired by you! cant wait to see tomorrow your full setup! All the best Alex Chris ! From Louisana your Cursor Designer!

83 - Philippines - Philippine Benguet 16.4500°N 120.5500°E "Anonymous" from 122.003.148.044 (122.3.148.44.pldt.net) wrote at 2011/11/27 23:04:23
Christmas never fail to make people look forward of being happy! Sharing and giving gifts makes it more special! I hope santa i hearing every child and make a lifetime experience! Crumblrr makes that possible! Visit now!

84 - United States - Lubbock Texas 33.4721°N 101.9398°W "Mike" from 068.091.017.164 (adsl-68-91-17-164.dsl.lbcktx.swbell.net) wrote at 2011/11/28 09:38:59
This time of year at last! Woohoo! As always Alek, all the best to you, your family, and your cause this holiday season. Time to get my little mini-tree out!

85 - United States - East Hartford Connecticut 41.7448°N 72.6121°W "Chris" from 216.041.021.146 (static-216-41-21-146.ngn.onecommunications.net) wrote at 2011/11/28 12:25:55
Can't Wait till it all goes live Alek. Looking good as usual

86 - United Kingdom - Melton Mowbray Leicestershire 52.7667°N 0.8833°W "Dom - Uk" from 090.203.031.217 (5acb1fd9.bb.sky.com) wrote at 2011/11/28 14:24:51
Same here Chris cant wait

87 - United Kingdom - Melton Mowbray Leicestershire 52.7667°N 0.8833°W "Dom - Uk" from 090.203.031.217 (5acb1fd9.bb.sky.com) wrote at 2011/11/28 14:55:48
Alek Just a quick question when will you change the cameras with the better brand and also will the the cameras ever be live not pictures

88 - Canada - Coquitlam British Columbia 49.2667°N 122.7833°W "ryan" from 050.098.192.237 (d50-98-192-237.bchsia.telus.net) wrote at 2011/11/28 16:08:29
i see u alec!!!

89 - Canada - Edmonton Alberta 53.5500°N 113.5000°W "Russ - Edmonton, Canada" from 142.229.089.092 (goa89-92.ext.gov.ab.ca) wrote at 2011/11/28 16:11:22
is there a leak in the balloon?
Alek replies at 17:56 - Good spot as that was exactly what I was doing. I tape over the tears in the giant 15' Santa Balloon ... and that had come off from my patch job last year - see blog entry #393 from last year.
christmas santa balloon

90 - Canada - Aylmer Ontario 42.7833°N 80.9833°W "kevin bradt" from 067.213.103.105 (67-213-103-105.eastlink.ca) wrote at 2011/11/28 18:19:31
what do you use to control your christmas lights and where do you get the equipment that you use to control your christmas lights can you send me a link because i want to get some equipment t control my christmas lights
Alek replies at 18:28 - What I've documented publically can be found in the Christmas FAQ - have you looked at that?

91 - United States - Indianapolis Indiana 39.8062°N 86.1407°W "Anonymous" from 107.010.208.230 (cpe-107-10-208-230.mi.res.rr.com) wrote at 2011/11/28 19:10:16
alek uses a technology called x10 to control his christmas lights and he knows how to write computer code.

92 - United States - Dayton Texas 30.0454°N 94.9058°W "Anonymous" from 075.214.215.023 (23.sub-75-214-215.myvzw.com) wrote at 2011/11/28 20:26:56
Merry Christmas all

93 - United Kingdom - Preston Lancashire 53.7667°N 2.7167°W "Anonymous" from 094.195.158.129 (94-195-158-129.zone9.bethere.co.uk) wrote at 2011/11/29 04:34:28
Merry Christmas everyone.......

94 - United States - Greensboro North Carolina 36.1207°N 79.8946°W "Anonymous" from 024.167.166.207 (cpe-024-167-166-207.triad.res.rr.com) wrote at 2011/11/29 15:18:43
cool My Family loves it

95 - United States - Rapid City South Dakota 44.1209°N 103.1978°W "Anonymous" from 209.159.253.092 (dhcp-209-159-253-92.bhfc.net) wrote at 2011/11/29 16:58:50
Merry Christmas Alex nice display would look better in snow
Alek replies at 17:06 - I totally agree ... and Snow is forecast for Wednesday night ... but also some gusty winds which can play havoc with a Christmas display - GRRRR! :-(

96 - United States - Rapid City South Dakota 44.1209°N 103.1978°W "Anonymous" from 209.159.253.092 (dhcp-209-159-253-92.bhfc.net) wrote at 2011/11/29 17:14:41
Alex there is something worng with the 12 foot santa inflatable santa homer & spongbob their not turning off
Alek replies at 19:22 - They appears to be working fine ... sometimes people just "hold down" the inflate button! ;-)
Alek replies AGAIN at 21:25 - Spoke too soon ... those two X10 controllers are acting up a bit - will look into it - thanks!

97 - India - Mumbai Maharashtra 18.9750°N 72.8258°E "finger food brisbane" from 182.072.005.075 (NSG-Static-075.5.72.182.airtel.in) wrote at 2011/11/30 01:33:37
This is possibly my favorite post of yours ever ################.

98 - United States - Owasso Oklahoma 36.2643°N 95.8277°W "Sawyer Wells" from 098.178.133.152 (ip98-178-133-152.ok.ok.cox.net) wrote at 2011/11/30 02:05:23
I am working on my own display to be controllable online for this same cause. Thank you for your inspiration and what you do.

99 - United Kingdom - Derby 52.9333°N 1.5000°W "Luc" from 094.002.172.120 (5e02ac78.bb.sky.com) wrote at 2011/11/30 13:08:14
post #98, its an interesting thing to do ___not the easyest___ i can tell you, it tookme about a year to wright all of the correct scripting and work out all of the bugs and stuff but it is posible to do as my controllerble christmas dissplay go's live on december 10th over on my website mathlin . co . uk ___remove spaces, im doing it to raise money for cancer reshurch uk after my cousin passed away from it 5 years ago now, Alek if your reading this would you be most kind and put a link to my controllerble light display in your "Other folks who have done nutty stuff like this" section of your website. All the best to every one. Luc

100 - United States - Punta Gorda Florida 26.9078°N 81.9538°W "Anonymous" from 067.076.086.073 (fl-67-76-86-73.sta.embarqhsd.net) wrote at 2011/11/30 14:12:28
THINGS LOOK GREAT ALEK, KIDS LOVE DISPLAY THEY WAIT EVERY YEAR FOR YOUR DISPLAY, THANKS AGAIN FOR ALL YOU DO.

101 - United Kingdom - Leeds 53.8000°N 1.5833°W "timmy rogers" from 086.010.209.229 (cpc5-seac20-2-0-cust484.7-2.cable.virginmedia.com) wrote at 2011/11/30 14:18:40
hi alex bri here agen wating to see you webcam feeds agen i love this site good luck raiseing more money

102 - United Kingdom - Leeds 53.8000°N 1.5833°W "Anonymous" from 086.010.209.229 (cpc5-seac20-2-0-cust484.7-2.cable.virginmedia.com) wrote at 2011/11/30 14:27:29
tiimy wonder land

103 - United Kingdom - City N/A 54.0000°N 2.0000°W "Anonymous" from 094.175.106.129 (cpc9-haye18-2-0-cust128.haye.cable.virginmedia.com) wrote at 2011/11/30 22:23:27
First comment of December!!!!! Not long now folks!

104 - United Kingdom - Worcester Worcestershire 52.2000°N 2.2000°W "Equus" from 086.180.194.066 (host86-180-194-66.range86-180.btcentralplus.com) wrote at 2011/12/01 03:16:01
I See White Fluffy Stuff!!! Can't Wait till Later

105 - United Kingdom - Birmingham 52.4667°N 1.9167°W "Anonymous" from 078.150.038.193 (host-78-150-38-193.as13285.net) wrote at 2011/12/01 05:28:25
aw snow!!! so thats were our snow went to it mist us in GB AGAIN lol

106 - United Kingdom - Birmingham 52.4667°N 1.9167°W "Anonymous" from 078.150.038.193 (host-78-150-38-193.as13285.net) wrote at 2011/12/01 07:34:29
wave at the camra lovely winter picture

107 - France - Bolbec Haute-Normandie 49.5667°N 0.4833°E "Vincent halgrain" from 088.189.072.141 (bol76-1-88-189-72-141.fbx.proxad.net) wrote at 2011/12/01 07:50:01
Alek : what software you use for HD webcam thank you :)

108 - United States - Washington District of Columbia 38.9097°N 77.0231°W "The Piper" from 216.055.036.102 (unresolvable) wrote at 2011/12/01 08:33:18
Looks like you got some snow last night! Send some to D.C. please?

109 - United States - Reading Pennsylvania 40.3375°N 75.9445°W "Anonymous" from 070.091.018.186 (70-91-18-186-philadelphia.hfc.comcastbusiness.net) wrote at 2011/12/01 08:55:29
Oooooh! Now it's looking Christmasy!

110 - United States - Hulkville in the Republic of Boulder, Colorado Alek says at 2011/12/01 09:17:52
Yep - there's snow on the ground ... HO-HO-HO! About 8" has fallen so far (more than forecast) and another wave is coming in Friday night. Here's a few pictures of the "white stuff" - note that the "Reindeer Family" are new - picked up at garage sale this summer.
christmas reindeer family
Neither Rain, Sleet, or Snow will keep the Santa Heli from delivering presents!
christmas reindeer family
Webcam captures Alek taking the picture above
christmas reindeer family
Frosty has trouble busting out of the snow and turns into a midget!
christmas reindeer family
Alek comes to the rescue with a broom
christmas reindeer family

111 - United States - Alliance Nebraska 42.1016°N 103.0607°W "Anonymous" from 097.092.174.113 (97-92-174-113.dhcp.krny.ne.charter.com) wrote at 2011/12/01 15:59:03
well looks like chrismas already there does not look like you will be putting up anymore outside?

112 - United States - Humble Texas 30.0093°N 95.2269°W "Elf No. 2469 - North Pore" from 075.214.170.239 (239.sub-75-214-170.myvzw.com) wrote at 2011/12/01 16:47:23
This is one of the Elves, I am testing out a new computer for some lucky kiddo. It appears to be working.

113 - United States - Fort Dodge Iowa 42.4488°N 94.2254°W "Anonymous" from 050.081.150.013 (50-81-150-13.client.mchsi.com) wrote at 2011/12/01 17:16:00
Merry Christmas everyone! this is the coolest thing ever! i'm from alabama and wishing we had that much snow right now! where did you get your elmo by the way? Thanks for giving everyone enjoyment!! -Krissy, hville, AL

114 - Ireland - Dublin 53.3331°N 6.2489°W "Chris hill" from 046.007.038.227 (unresolvable) wrote at 2011/12/01 17:39:17
Alek, did you have to program the RF x10 signals so that only one signal is sent to a zone at a time?? If two different signals activate do they cancel each other out??
Alek replies at 18:16 - As you point out in the next post, the X10 signalling can be "difficult" at times ... and sometimes just flakes out for no apparent reason. But in fairness, it was never designed for this intense of an application.

115 - Ireland - Dublin 53.3331°N 6.2489°W "Chris Hill" from 046.007.038.227 (unresolvable) wrote at 2011/12/01 17:45:29
Something up with zone 1 ??

116 - United States - Hulkville in the Republic of Boulder, Colorado Alek says at 2011/12/01 18:18:22
The HULK wasn't too happy about the snow today ... as he now has an icicle beard!
christmas hulk icicle beard

117 - United States - Grand Rapids Michigan 42.9384°N 85.6436°W "Homer" from 096.025.118.040 (96-25-118-40.cle.clearwire-wmx.net) wrote at 2011/12/02 01:52:53
MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERY ONE come visit Buckmans-dairy-bakery.co.nr for this web site link and more christmas links!!

118 - United States - Grand Rapids Michigan 42.9384°N 85.6436°W "Homer" from 096.025.118.040 (96-25-118-40.cle.clearwire-wmx.net) wrote at 2011/12/02 02:02:05
Or Just Google Buckmans Ice Cream, Alek i sure did link your site to mine for a GOOD CAUSE!!! :)

119 - United States - Hulkville in the Republic of Boulder, Colorado Alek says at 2011/12/03 08:51:33
The HULK is looking a bit better after the icicles melted and he has his Santa Hat on ... which my Mom made.
christmas hulk santa hat
I enlisted my son Dirk to take this picture - he was a real trooper standing on top of the ladder in the cold.
Mouseover image to see closeup of me with my Green Buddy
christmas pictures

120 - United States - Saint Petersburg Florida 27.8152°N 82.6255°W "Jerm" from 173.168.145.152 (cpe-173-168-145-152.tampabay.res.rr.com) wrote at 2011/12/03 10:52:51
Man you all sure do have some snow I hope you all are good and warm inside. I will be back,

121 - United Kingdom - London London, City of 51.5002°N 0.1262°W "Equus" from 086.182.143.148 (host86-182-143-148.range86-182.btcentralplus.com) wrote at 2011/12/03 12:22:14
Alek Please Would you try and Get some Video of The Bubblers in the Snow? You did ask Me to Remind You... Please would You post it as a YouTube Vid? Thanks
Alek replies at 16:04 - Right now, the Bubblers are buried under snow ... but once they start to re-appear, I'll see what I can do ...
Alek replies again at 15:26 - Here's a picture from this morning - mouseover image to see the bubbles move - also watch hi-def video
santa bubble lights

122 - United States - Rochester New York 43.2572°N 77.6682°W "greg" from 066.067.034.110 (cpe-66-67-34-110.rochester.res.rr.com) wrote at 2011/12/03 22:11:17
Merry Christmas! !

123 - Italy - Seriate Lombardia 45.6833°N 9.7167°E "Luca" from 087.004.090.065 (host65-90-dynamic.4-87-r.retail.telecomitalia.it) wrote at 2011/12/04 04:25:11
Like every year..It' a plasure to visit your Christmas page. Buon Natale!

124 - United States - Lake Hiawatha New Jersey 40.8807°N 74.3798°W "Shlomo Glickstein & Miley Cyrus" from 173.003.074.175 (ool-ad034aaf.dyn.optonline.net) wrote at 2011/12/04 16:09:50
and now the weather replrt fron mi homy shlomo wat up cuban p**ts of the world. i am sholomo glickstein and i a m currently a power puff girl but i am the blue 1 power cord. mi best friend is here 2 talk 2 u cuz she is awesome check tghe next comment...

125 - United Kingdom - Kettering Nottinghamshire 52.4000°N 0.7167°W "Equus" from 086.150.122.071 (host86-150-122-71.range86-150.btcentralplus.com) wrote at 2011/12/05 02:29:56
Thank you Alek! Video Played for Me, Had been having Problems before, and Anymore of that White Stuff forcast?

126 - United States - Alliance Nebraska 42.1016°N 103.0607°W "Anonymous" from 097.092.174.113 (97-92-174-113.dhcp.krny.ne.charter.com) wrote at 2011/12/05 05:23:37
was woundering if u had any plains for a 4th cam?
Alek replies at 09:17 - I don't have a great place for a 4th webcam ... but HEY, if someone wanted to donate a good one for the charity Christmas website, I'd certainly consider it! ;-)

127 - United States - Hulkville in the Republic of Boulder, Colorado Alek says at 2011/12/05 10:24:54
While people around the world (146 countries last year) enjoy seeing the lights ON, environmentalists will be happy to know that they can turn the lights OFF with a click of the mouse. Better yet, this is the 8th year I'm using Wind Power and even though that is "clean" energy, I do a Carbon Offset contribution for the half Ton of CO2 generated by the about one MegaWatt-Hour of power consumed - that's about the same as a single cross-country airline trip. Finally, by providing online viewing via webcam, you don't need to burn fossil fuels by driving around to see Christmas lights ... Al Gore would be proud! ;-)
christmas carbon offset

128 - United States - Flushing Michigan 43.0738°N 83.8608°W "Anonymous" from 068.061.171.172 (c-68-61-171-172.hsd1.mi.comcast.net) wrote at 2011/12/05 13:50:46
Do you ever plan on giving up on the christmas lights? What im trying to say is when your kids get older and stop caring for christmas all that much are you still gonna go on?
Alek replies at 13:57 - I still get a lot of personal joy from all the people (especially the kids) who enjoy the display, so I hope to keep doing for a while.

129 - Canada - Stony Plain Alberta 53.5333°N 114.0000°W "Anonymous" from 068.150.161.248 (S0106602ad071467d.ed.shawcable.net) wrote at 2011/12/05 16:51:35
Alek, with all the inflatables, do all the fans make a lot of noise outside?
Alek replies at 16:56 - Funny you ask that since as I was turning things on tonight, I could hear some uncharacteristic "whines" from the fans ... and everything was pretty slow to inflate as it is chilly out there - we may drop below 0°F tonight.

130 - Germany - Husum Schleswig-Holstein 54.4667°N 9.0500°E "Anonymous" from 188.193.230.148 (188-193-230-148-dynip.superkabel.de) wrote at 2011/12/05 16:51:46
Ready for another night of Christmas Cheer ;)

131 - United States - Hulkville in the Republic of Boulder, Colorado Alek says at 2011/12/05 17:50:11
Our neighborhood does an annual "Christmas lighting party" which includes a visit from Santa and a horse-drawn sleigh. For some reason (!), my house tends to be a place where all the kids want to stop - go figure! ;-) That's me by the Santa Balloon holding a remote flash. Last year's picture was a little better ... but there was no snow on the ground.
christmas sleigh ride

132 - United States - Rapid City South Dakota 44.1209°N 103.1978°W "Anonymous" from 209.159.253.092 (dhcp-209-159-253-92.bhfc.net) wrote at 2011/12/05 18:26:05
Pumpkin Jack looks like he laying down on the job might want to look at it or clear all of the snow around him

133 - United States - Soldotna Alaska 60.3208°N 150.7989°W "Anonymous" from 074.124.067.069 (74-124-67-69.dynamic.cdma.acsalaska.net) wrote at 2011/12/05 18:58:33
Pumpkin Jack is hungover from the party last night

134 - United States - City N/A 38.0000°N 97.0000°W "Jack" from 050.133.136.030 (c-50-133-136-30.hsd1.ma.comcast.net) wrote at 2011/12/05 19:32:22
omg this is sooo cool

135 - United States - Cincinnati Ohio 39.1639°N 84.4516°W "Anonymous" from 024.209.029.158 (cpe-24-209-29-158.cinci.res.rr.com) wrote at 2011/12/05 19:44:02
I love your website and Christmas Cheer! Thanks for getting the online community involved. You are lovely sons and doing this for a great cause.

136 - United States - Colorado Springs Colorado 38.7466°N 104.7103°W "Christina" from 075.163.189.141 (75-163-189-141.clsp.qwest.net) wrote at 2011/12/06 09:38:18
Thank you for sharing this with us. I can't wait to show my son tonight. This is the coolest thing ever.

137 - United States - Coeur D Alene Idaho 47.7294°N 116.7567°W "Garrett" from 098.145.077.006 (unresolvable) wrote at 2011/12/06 19:20:07
Hi, I'm just wondering what you use to controll all of this. I'm planning on doing similar, smaller projects with an arduino so I was just curious. I wish you and our family a good holiday season!

138 - United States - Addison Texas 32.9603°N 96.8300°W "Angela" from 099.091.161.150 (99-91-161-150.lightspeed.rcsntx.sbcglobal.net) wrote at 2011/12/06 20:07:07
loving this, thanks! happy happy joy joy to you

139 - United Kingdom - Aylesbury Buckinghamshire 51.8167°N 0.8000°W "Anonymous" from 002.102.166.170 (host-2-102-166-170.as13285.net) wrote at 2011/12/06 23:58:00
good show love it thanks very much

140 - Canada - Aylesford Nova Scotia 45.0333°N 64.8333°W "RL - Nova Scotia" from 142.068.168.049 (hlfxns0169w-142068168049.pppoe-dynamic.High-Speed.ns.bellaliant.net) wrote at 2011/12/07 03:14:19
Love the new camera resolution Alex. It really enhances the fun of controlling the lights. Hope you and your family have a fun holiday season. Thanks for doing this.
Alek replies at 06:01 - Yea, image quality matters when it comes to webcams and cameras ... and I think I've got the settings (white balance and exposure) dialed in as seen in image below. Now I just need to upgrade webcam #1 and #3 ... HO-HO-HO! ;-) Note that the fans in Pumpkin Jack and the big Frosty are on their last legs - just don't inflate as well as they used too.
christmas webcam2

141 - Canada - Stony Plain Alberta 53.5333°N 114.0000°W "Anonymous" from 068.150.161.248 (S0106602ad071467d.ed.shawcable.net) wrote at 2011/12/07 17:27:35
Alek, IP 071.081.197.088 is overloading the X10 so much that it's already at 17,000 in 28 minutes.
Alek replies at 18:00 - WOW - that's one determined mouse clicker! There's a rate-limiter that will shut 'em down so other Internet surfers get a chance

142 - United States - Hulkville in the Republic of Boulder, Colorado Alek says at 2011/12/08 19:10:27
One of my favorite decorations is the Santa Skier who is shreddin' down the roof.
Here's a composite picture of him with an almost full moon just before sunset;
mouseover image to see a few days early with less moon but more snow!

christmas santa skier
And here's a side view of Santa skiing down the roof toward the setting sun.
christmas santa skier

143 - Canada - Stony Plain Alberta 53.5333°N 114.0000°W "Anonymous" from 068.150.161.248 (S0106602ad071467d.ed.shawcable.net) wrote at 2011/12/08 19:38:22
cool how you caught the Jet in the background, looks like he's off to the moon!

144 - Australia - Perth Western Australia 31.9333°S 115.8333°E "Anonymous" from 175.036.117.129 (pa175-36-117-129.pa.vic.optusnet.com.au) wrote at 2011/12/09 14:00:36
Picture is da s*** - Leaving on a Jet Plane!

145 - United States - Alliance Nebraska 42.1016°N 103.0607°W "Anonymous" from 097.092.174.113 (97-92-174-113.dhcp.krny.ne.charter.com) wrote at 2011/12/09 18:49:15
looks like santa jumped from the plane

146 - United Kingdom - Kingston Upon Hull Kingston upon Hull, City of 53.7167°N 0.3333°W "Lloyd" from 077.086.110.202 (adsl-77-86-110-202.karoo.KCOM.COM) wrote at 2011/12/10 03:42:21
Merry Christmas From The UK

147 - United States - Pine Level North Carolina 35.5059°N 78.2435°W "P Melvin" from 071.054.032.081 (nc-71-54-32-81.dhcp.embarqhsd.net) wrote at 2011/12/10 11:57:07
Merry Christmas from Hope Mills, NC, ( Fayetteville/Fort Bragg)

148 - United States - Newark Ohio 40.1241°N 82.3828°W "Rhonda Reid Granville, Ohio" from 173.088.028.053 (cpe-173-88-28-53.columbus.res.rr.com) wrote at 2011/12/10 15:04:08
Merry gluten free Christmas from Granville, Ohio

149 - United States - Hulkville in the Republic of Boulder, Colorado Alek says at 2011/12/10 16:41:57
For those that slept in this morning, here's what the Lunar Eclipse looked like over the Colorado Rocky Mountains - more pics and time-lapse at link.
lunar eclipse colorado rockies

150 - United States - Baton Rouge Louisiana 30.4480°N 91.1290°W "will" from 068.011.159.023 (ip68-11-159-23.br.br.cox.net) wrote at 2011/12/10 17:01:22
We wish you a merry Christmas and a happy new year! ___)

151 - Canada - Edmonton Alberta 53.5500°N 113.5000°W "Anonymous" from 216.194.109.184 (ip-216-194-109-184.wildroseinternet.ca) wrote at 2011/12/11 09:38:10
Merry Christmas to you all from lorne and barb osborne, Rocky Rapids Alberta. Enjoy your site, great displays.

152 - United States - Wellsville Kansas 38.7049°N 95.1114°W "Paul - Topeka, Kansas" from 138.210.194.190 (ks-138-210-194-190.dhcp.embarqhsd.net) wrote at 2011/12/11 12:52:50
Very cool website. Great photographs of the lunar eclipse too!

153 - United States - Hulkville in the Republic of Boulder, Colorado Alek says at 2011/12/11 17:07:05
Someone chimed in on the "Instant Message" on Santa's Laptop in his workshop that they liked the webcam2 view at 16:55. Ironically, I was out there just a few minutes earlier patching up the Santa Balloon ... and waved to the webcam. Here's a time-lapse of the action! ;-)
christmas webcam2

154 - United States - Naples Maine 43.9695°N 70.6168°W "Anonymous" from 072.227.104.197 (cpe-72-227-104-197.maine.res.rr.com) wrote at 2011/12/11 17:18:31
i like waffles

155 - United States - Crofton Maryland 39.0142°N 76.6794°W "Anonymous" from 071.255.218.106 (pool-71-255-218-106.bltmmd.east.verizon.net) wrote at 2011/12/12 06:47:03
Good Morning America is doing a Christmas Light competition. You should definitely enter. Search for "My Lights are Better than Your Lights" on ABC's GMA website for the entry form.

156 - United States - Grand Island Nebraska 40.9323°N 98.3488°W "Anonymous" from 097.092.174.113 (97-92-174-113.dhcp.krny.ne.charter.com) wrote at 2011/12/12 16:40:00
cam 1 seems so fair away
Alek replies at 16:59 - We had some power outages and I forgot to reset the zoom/pan - fixed - thanks!

157 - United States - Saint Petersburg Florida 27.7788°N 82.6823°W "Anonymous" from 173.168.145.152 (cpe-173-168-145-152.tampabay.res.rr.com) wrote at 2011/12/12 18:38:53
I love this site Merry Christmas from JERM

158 - Slovenia - Ljubljana Bohinj 46.0553°N 14.5144°E "anne" from 153.005.133.056 (unresolvable) wrote at 2011/12/13 09:28:41
If you are searching for a perfect gift for your friends&family, do something personal! LINK DELETED enables you to create cute christmas videos...my family was thrilled :)

159 - United States - Hulkville in the Republic of Boulder, Colorado Alek says at 2011/12/13 16:57:34
Comcastic is having some serious service issues in our area ... and with no connectivity to the house, there is no live webcams and X10 controls - D'OH! So if you don't get your "Christmas fix" tonight, surf on by tomorrow when hopefully it will be fixed.

160 - United States - Portland Maine 43.6948°N 70.2905°W "Anonymous" from 067.253.101.066 (cpe-67-253-101-66.maine.res.rr.com) wrote at 2011/12/13 19:25:58
Major Downer Dude!

161 - Turkey - Istanbul 41.0186°N 28.9647°E "Anonymous" from 078.186.128.182 (182.128.186.78.static.turktelekom.com.tr) wrote at 2011/12/13 19:45:20
Verry sad - Comcast bad

162 - Netherlands - Tilburg Noord-Brabant 51.5500°N 5.1167°E "Anonymous" from 084.024.122.214 (54187AD6.cm-5-1b.dynamic.ziggo.nl) wrote at 2011/12/13 20:02:02
NNNNOOOOOOO!!!!!!!

163 - United States - Hulkville in the Republic of Boulder, Colorado Alek says at 2011/12/13 20:51:14
Got some good news for 'ya - Comcast appears to have fixed the problem ... so the Internet is back online. Since it's almost 9:00, I'm going to not turn on things tonight ... but rest assured we'll be back in business tomorrow for more Christmas Craziness - D'OH! ;-)

164 - Netherlands - Tilburg Noord-Brabant 51.5500°N 5.1167°E "Anonymous" from 084.024.122.214 (54187AD6.cm-5-1b.dynamic.ziggo.nl) wrote at 2011/12/13 21:20:01
YYEEESSSS!!!!!

165 - United States - Harvest Alabama 34.8168°N 86.6825°W "Carol" from 024.197.018.124 (24-197-18-124.dhcp.leds.al.charter.com) wrote at 2011/12/14 07:15:03
Merry Christmas from Alabama! We appreciate you raising money for Celiacs!

166 - Indonesia - Jakarta Jakarta Raya 6.1744°S 106.8294°E "Anonymous" from 118.098.232.122 (232-122.sny.kemdiknas.go.id) wrote at 2011/12/14 12:00:51
Big truck on cam2.Santa coming early?

167 - United States - Hulkville in the Republic of Boulder, Colorado Alek says at 2011/12/14 12:37:34
For almost a decade, the Controllable Christmas Lights for Celiac Disease has provided a lot of joy for Internet surfers around the world. It's always been totally free (and totally fun) but there's also an option to voluntarily donate to the University of Maryland Center for Celiac Disease - my kids have this, so it's a personal cause. A number of companies and individuals have donated through the years ... and the grand total just passed $70,000 (WOOT!) thanks to long-time donator Chris Miller from Christmas Lights Etc. Thank you Chris and everyone else who has contributed ... and if you'd like to chip in for charity, here's info on how you can donate to Celiac Disease.

168 - United States - Boulder Colorado 39.9668°N 105.2092°W "Anonymous" from 067.164.173.126 (c-67-164-173-126.hsd1.co.comcast.net) wrote at 2011/12/14 13:06:05
I live in Boulder and would love to come and see your decorations. Can we come visit you? If so, where?

169 - United States - Fort Myers Florida 26.4867°N 81.8621°W "Anonymous" from 076.101.169.081 (c-76-101-169-81.hsd1.fl.comcast.net) wrote at 2011/12/14 15:57:32
Does Comcast realize how critically important it is to have your site online?

170 - United States - Vincentown New Jersey 39.8566°N 74.6704°W "Anonymous" from 068.039.049.026 (c-68-39-49-26.hsd1.nj.comcast.net) wrote at 2011/12/14 16:45:02
UPS just showed up - what did they bring you.
Alek replies at 16:54 - Shhhhhh ... they dropped off a present for my wife! ;-)
christmas ups wife

171 - United States - Indianapolis Indiana 39.9042°N 86.2341°W "Anonymous" from 076.219.169.081 (76-219-169-81.lightspeed.iplsin.sbcglobal.net) wrote at 2011/12/15 17:39:04
Thanks for all you are doing for the Celiac community! We love your site! Merry Christmas!

172 - United Kingdom - Londonderry Derry 55.0000°N 7.3333°W "Anonymous" from 089.242.100.010 (host-89-242-100-10.as13285.net) wrote at 2011/12/16 18:47:40
Hi Alek. For some reason, the X10 control panel doesn't work properly with Ubuntu 11 and Mozilla unless it is just my computer. .The control panel judders on mouse over. Works great on Chrome though. Wonderful website by the way :-)
Alek replies at 10:59 - I loaded up Ubuntu11 and Firefox8 on my laptop and the problem here is that the default font is Serif, rather than Times New Roman ... so it ended up line wrapping. So I fiddled the CSS code in a variety of places so it specifies Times New Roman (rather than the default) and it should work/display correctly now. Thanks for the bug report.

173 - United States - Fayetteville Arkansas 36.1189°N 93.9840°W "Anonymous" from 072.204.007.115 (ip72-204-7-115.fv.ks.cox.net) wrote at 2011/12/16 19:48:05
Merry Christmas from Fayetteville,Arkansas and thanks for sharing this great site with everyone during the holidays.

174 - United States - Alma Arkansas 35.4656°N 94.1990°W "n10cities" from 070.178.149.086 (ip70-178-149-86.ks.ks.cox.net) wrote at 2011/12/16 20:23:11
Hey, there Fayetteville! You are up the hill apiece from me (Ft. Smith Area)!

175 - United States - Pea Ridge Arkansas 36.4517°N 94.1231°W "Lotsabullies" from 070.178.123.029 (ip70-178-123-29.ks.ks.cox.net) wrote at 2011/12/17 06:28:58
Gravette here, pretty close to both Fayetteville and Ft. Smith. Was through both of your bit of the woods just yesterday. Merry Christmas!

176 - Canada - Verdun Quebec 45.4500°N 73.5667°W "Anonymous" from 142.177.171.160 (hlfxns0169w-142177171160.pppoe-dynamic.High-Speed.ns.bellaliant.net) wrote at 2011/12/17 14:11:16
hey merry xmas

177 - United States - Jericho New York 40.7932°N 73.5424°W "Anonymous" from 173.003.150.106 (ool-ad03966a.dyn.optonline.net) wrote at 2011/12/17 16:52:45
Merry Christmas!Good job !

178 - United States - Hulkville in the Republic of Boulder, Colorado Alek says at 2011/12/17 18:25:39
Uploaded some time-lapse video of the Christmas Craziness as seen from webcam 1 - 2 - 3

179 - United States - North Wilkesboro North Carolina 36.2174°N 81.1197°W "Anonymous" from 071.054.035.039 (nc-71-54-35-39.dhcp.embarqhsd.net) wrote at 2011/12/17 20:07:04
Merry Christmas from Hope Mills, NC

180 - United States - Brooklyn New York 40.6525°N 73.9554°W "BrittBritt(Santa)" from 024.191.022.199 (ool-18bf16c7.dyn.optonline.net) wrote at 2011/12/18 14:56:56
Heyy peeps. Homar aint here wif me now cause he's getting tipped over so i will sneak away wif my little walk.TEHETEHE

181 - United States - Temple Pennsylvania 40.4051°N 75.8833°W "KD (say letters)" from 098.237.075.090 (c-98-237-75-90.hsd1.pa.comcast.net) wrote at 2011/12/18 16:07:50
LOL love homer simpson curser!! he he he..........DOH! aye curumba! exelent! HAW HAW! BURRP! If anyone needs me ill be in my room.

182 - United States - Temple Pennsylvania 40.4051°N 75.8833°W "Homer Simpson" from 098.237.075.090 (c-98-237-75-90.hsd1.pa.comcast.net) wrote at 2011/12/18 16:13:22
Hey thanks for putting me as the curser. That happens to me every christmas( i fall...DOH!) well going to moes. Oh btw put more me in the live webcam

183 - United States - Louisville Kentucky 38.1880°N 85.8365°W "Anonymous" from 074.138.043.013 (74-138-43-13.dhcp.insightbb.com) wrote at 2011/12/18 16:57:32
i think this so great that people do this !!!and for the cause its just great now if we could just get the word out and get millions of viewers instead of hundreds have u tried local news????

184 - United Kingdom - Londonderry Derry 55.0000°N 7.3333°W "Anonymous" from 078.146.087.039 (host-78-146-87-39.as13285.net) wrote at 2011/12/18 17:21:46
Merry Christmas from Ballymoney, Northern Ireland !

185 - United States - Denver Colorado 39.7525°N 104.9995°W "Kisses from ALiTa" from 071.208.205.178 (71-208-205-178.hlrn.qwest.net) wrote at 2011/12/19 02:12:19
Merry Christmas LINK DELETED blog buddies _________

186 - United Kingdom - Penn Buckinghamshire 51.6167°N 0.6833°W "chesella-rose" from 086.131.059.041 (host86-131-59-41.range86-131.btcentralplus.com) wrote at 2011/12/19 16:38:27
merry chirstmas from somerset,england uk !

187 - United States - Temple Pennsylvania 40.4051°N 75.8833°W "MERRY CHRISTMAS!" from 098.237.075.090 (c-98-237-75-90.hsd1.pa.comcast.net) wrote at 2011/12/19 18:03:28
18:01 AWSOME HAT

188 - United States - White Plains New York 41.0300°N 73.7733°W "Susan" from 163.151.002.010 (vpn2.westchestergov.com) wrote at 2011/12/19 19:42:20
I guess the Chicken comes in handy for those not having Celiac in the home. Have a blessed Christmas and eat in moderation.

189 - United States - Larkspur Colorado 39.2139°N 104.8462°W "Tanja" from 075.171.164.186 (75-171-164-186.hlrn.qwest.net) wrote at 2011/12/19 21:13:19
Love the Lavalamp and other "bling" in the Garage! Happy Holidays!
Alek replies at 07:47 - That would be the ever-so-GROOVY Lava Lamps ... HO-HO-HO! ;-)
groovy lava lamp

190 - United States - Beckley West Virginia 37.8164°N 81.2329°W "Sherry" from 173.080.023.188 (173-80-23-188-bkly.atw.dyn.suddenlink.net) wrote at 2011/12/19 21:37:19
This is such an awesome site! I can't wait to show my kids!

191 - United States - Hulkville in the Republic of Boulder, Colorado Alek says at 2011/12/20 10:07:07
Good news is we got an inch of snow yesterday - always nice to get the white fluffy stuff during the Christmas Season - here's a time-lapse of the day via a wide-angle webcam view. Bad news is hardly any snow is forecast for the next week.
UPDATE: WOW ... the forecast changed pretty fast ... now saying we may have 6" of snow on the ground Thursday morning!

christmas snow fall

192 - United States - Hulkville in the Republic of Boulder, Colorado Alek says at 2011/12/20 13:44:40
I got a nice Email from Chris Spence who (wayyyy back when) designed the Santa-Homer Cursor - D'OH! ;-) He sent me a "Christmas Card" that was stunning ... so with his permission, I'm posting it here - click on the image to see at 1920x1080 - WOW!
christmas card chris spence

193 - Austria - Vienna Wien 48.2000°N 16.3667°E "Anonymous" from 078.142.144.098 (mail.sil.hausderbarmherzigkeit.at) wrote at 2011/12/20 16:25:41
merry christmas from vienna,austria

194 - United States - City N/A 38.0000°N 97.0000°W "Cierra" from 099.114.181.085 (99-114-181-85.lightspeed.moblal.sbcglobal.net) wrote at 2011/12/20 21:31:59
Merry Christmas to everyone!

195 - United Kingdom - Newcastle Upon Tyne 54.9881°N 1.6194°W "AV" from 217.206.228.110 (unresolvable) wrote at 2011/12/21 02:17:15
Hey Alek, good to see the snow falling htere, there is none over her in the UK yet. I remember when your neighbour "ploughed" your driveway with their 4x4, last year (i think). That was pretty good!
Alek replies at 10:02 - Good memory ... although that was back in 2006 - here's the time-lapse video

196 - United States - Conyers Georgia 33.6554°N 84.0090°W "Anonymous" from 098.252.140.046 (c-98-252-140-46.hsd1.ga.comcast.net) wrote at 2011/12/21 02:23:13
Great job! It's still hot in GA! Merry Christmas ...

197 - Netherlands - Den Haag Zuid-Holland 52.0833°N 4.3000°E "Vjelco" from 193.079.021.229 (unresolvable) wrote at 2011/12/21 04:12:04
Merry X-mas from The Hague, The Netherlands

198 - United States - Hulkville in the Republic of Boulder, Colorado Alek says at 2011/12/21 07:48:38
A few weeks ago, I took some pictures of the Christmas Display under the full moon ... without the lights on. This requires a very long exposure time ... so you can have some "fun" with it. The first picture below was taken on December 8th just before Midnight - exposure was ISO 100, F/5, and 76 seconds. The second was the exact same settings, but only a 1 second exposure (plus a huge shadow/fill-light boost) that highlights the remote flash used to light me up. A 400nm near-UV flashlight was used to "paint" the HO-HO-HO. Mouseover both images to compare 'em
christmas no lights

christmas no lights
Picture taken on December 20th near midnight with no moon but a LOT of light from the neighbor's display.
Same settings except 251 second exposure as seen by the longer star streaks.
christmas no lights
Using the 400nm near-UV flashlight to light up the display - mouseover image to see shorter exposure which highlights the flourescing - would be cool to do at Halloween! ;-)
christmas no lights

199 - United Kingdom - Warwick Warwickshire 52.2833°N 1.5833°W "Anonymous" from 094.002.154.050 (5e029a32.bb.sky.com) wrote at 2011/12/21 11:09:40
Sorry Alek but just had to do it, hopefully you took it as a prank to ...
Alek replies at 11:17 - Yea ... and I was about to run out to Home Depot to buy a generator ... ;-)

200 - United Kingdom - Warwick Warwickshire 52.2833°N 1.5833°W "Anonymous" from 094.002.154.050 (5e029a32.bb.sky.com) wrote at 2011/12/21 11:21:59
@alek, sorry about that thought i would tell you just in case XD

201 - South Africa - Roodepoort Gauteng 26.1667°S 27.8667°E "Filip" from 196.210.202.131 (196-210-202-131.dynamic.isadsl.co.za) wrote at 2011/12/21 14:07:38
Merry Christmas from Johannesburg. Here in South Africa we are in the middle of the summer.

202 - United Kingdom - High Wycombe Buckinghamshire 51.6333°N 0.7667°W "bernie" from 002.102.164.003 (host-2-102-164-3.as13285.net) wrote at 2011/12/21 15:09:01
merry xmas and have a great new year

203 - United Kingdom - Barnet Hertford 51.6500°N 0.2000°W "Anonymous" from 109.145.045.129 (host109-145-45-129.range109-145.btcentralplus.com) wrote at 2011/12/21 16:14:34
merry christmas from us all in barnet uk

204 - United Kingdom - Wilmslow Cheshire 53.3333°N 2.2333°W "Tony" from 086.161.216.006 (host86-161-216-6.range86-161.btcentralplus.com) wrote at 2011/12/21 16:32:26
Have a fantastic Christmas and new year, from all in Ashton Under Lyne UK and The Ladypuffs too

205 - United States - Raleigh North Carolina 35.9341°N 78.7166°W "Anonymous" from 098.026.022.176 (cpe-098-026-022-176.nc.res.rr.com) wrote at 2011/12/21 19:04:36
what is your address . are you in boulder ? your house looks great . I live in Raleigh merry Christmas /

206 - India - Kalyan Maharashtra 19.2500°N 73.1500°E "Kish" from 115.114.017.146 (115.114.17.146.static-bangalore.vsnl.net.in) wrote at 2011/12/22 07:23:08
This is so cool. Merry Christmas

207 - Afghanistan - City N/A 33.0000°N 65.0000°E "Anonymous" from 111.125.153.237 (unresolvable) wrote at 2011/12/22 07:25:56
Merry Christmas from Afghanistan. Enjoyed watching you shovel snow. Wish I was doing the same home in MD. Hank Contractor in Kabul

208 - United States - Hulkville in the Republic of Boulder, Colorado Alek says at 2011/12/22 08:44:02
WOW ... I don't remember this much snow forecast, but over a foot of fluffy white stuff came down - even the bells are almost buried! Here's a time-lapse video of me digging out the inflatables and lights ... plus taking the picture below. Mouseover image to see the Bells looking the other direction.
christmas snow

209 - Canada - Edmonton Alberta 53.5500°N 113.5000°W "Anonymous" from 142.094.037.031 (unresolvable) wrote at 2011/12/22 13:26:39
I don't believe your link below works. [Alek: Ooops - fixed - thanks!]

210 - New Zealand - Auckland 36.8667°S 174.7667°E "Anonymous" from 203.096.198.159 (203-96-198-159.dsl.dyn.ihug.co.nz) wrote at 2011/12/22 14:35:18
That is a lot of snow. Jealous!

211 - Canada - North Bay Ontario 46.3000°N 79.4500°W "Anonymous" from 209.105.208.201 (nrba2-1.onlink.net) wrote at 2011/12/22 16:03:17
Greetings from Ontario Canada. Wish we had snow here! Happy Holidays!

212 - United States - Hulkville in the Republic of Boulder, Colorado Alek says at 2011/12/22 16:03:35
Cold, snowy weather make HULK mad, HULK want to SMASH snow - mouseover image to check out his six-pack abs!
christmas hulk snow

213 - United States - Farmingdale New York 40.7334°N 73.4281°W "Anonymous" from 173.003.151.040 (ool-ad039728.dyn.optonline.net) wrote at 2011/12/22 16:50:05
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214 - United States - Miami Florida 25.7615°N 80.2939°W "Anonymous" from 075.224.061.252 (252.sub-75-224-61.myvzw.com) wrote at 2011/12/22 18:31:37
hello from cape coral fl

215 - United States - Harrington Delaware 38.9033°N 75.6113°W "Anonymous" from 096.227.156.092 (pool-96-227-156-92.phlapa.east.verizon.net) wrote at 2011/12/22 20:23:58
We are enjoying the decorations here in Frederica, Delaware. You hooked up our son's gas BBQ in Elkton, Md.years back and he gave me your BBQ conversion web site. Happy holidays and keep up the fantastic lights and web site. You can keep the SNOW. Hope the New Year is good for you and yours. Sincerely, Bo's mom

216 - United States - Boca Raton Florida 26.3818°N 80.1046°W "Chris W." from 131.091.131.174 (dhcp131-174.fau.edu) wrote at 2011/12/23 01:33:51
Merry Christmas from Boca Raton, FL. It was 81 degrees here today! Don't you wish you were here?

217 - Pakistan - Lahore Punjab 31.5497°N 74.3436°E "Mark Jason" from 180.178.145.110 (augere-180-178-145-110-qubee.com.pk) wrote at 2011/12/23 09:57:38
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218 - Czech Republic - Novy Jicin Moravskoslezsky kraj 49.6000°N 18.0167°E "Anonymous" from 090.177.190.060 (60.190.broadband10.iol.cz) wrote at 2011/12/23 12:52:59
Where is the picture you took in the office last night?

219 - Canada - Kitchener Ontario 43.4500°N 80.5000°W "Melissa" from 065.095.022.063 (bas1-kitchener06-1096750655.dsl.bell.ca) wrote at 2011/12/23 14:45:36
So jealous of the snow.. im on ontario canada and where i am its going to be a green christmas

220 - United States - Hulkville in the Republic of Boulder, Colorado Alek says at 2011/12/23 16:13:06
Here's a hi-def view of Santa's Workshop - mouseover image to see an earlier take ... and click here for the setting up shot.
christmas santa workshop

221 - United States - Hiawatha Iowa 42.0488°N 91.6875°W "Grace" from 065.103.051.245 (65-103-51-245.cdrr.qwest.net) wrote at 2011/12/23 17:12:47
There are lights on my mother's house for the first time in 8 years and in true Komar spirit I hooked the lights up to a remote control for Mom so that she can turn them on and off from inside the house. This is my seventh year as a Komarite and I still love it! Merry Christmas!

222 - Lithuania - Kaunas Kauno Apskritis 54.9000°N 23.9000°E "Anonymous" from 088.222.081.154 (88-222-81-154.meganet.lt) wrote at 2011/12/24 09:05:27
What did UPS deliver to the Komar household last night?
Alek replies at 09:54 - Yea, the UPS truck caught people's eye last night (see the IM's starting at 18:43) - they were dropping off a last minute Christmas present.
christmas UPS

223 - United States - Pea Ridge Arkansas 36.4517°N 94.1231°W "Lotsabullies" from 070.178.123.029 (ip70-178-123-29.ks.ks.cox.net) wrote at 2011/12/24 09:45:54
Check the red clock and the digital in Santa's Workshop below. When red clock says 6:26, digital says 5:33, When red clock says 6:33, digital says 5:26. I think all those lights are disturbing Aleks space time continuum!

224 - South Africa - Cape Town Western Cape 33.9167°S 18.4167°E "Anonymous" from 041.146.126.020 (dsl-146-126-20.telkomadsl.co.za) wrote at 2011/12/24 10:29:24
It's a backwards clock. April Fool's come early at Komar'ville.

225 - United States - Hulkville in the Republic of Boulder, Colorado Alek says at 2011/12/24 14:09:15
Here's a picture of the front of the house - mouseover image to see a car drive by ... and/or click for side view.
christmas lights display

226 - Czech Republic - City N/A 49.7500°N 15.5000°E "Susan" from 078.080.087.009 (9-87-80-78.tmcz.cz) wrote at 2011/12/24 14:45:18
Hello, salute from the Czech Republic, from Strakonice. I wish everyone a Merry Christmas

227 - United States - Lakeside California 32.9017°N 116.8933°W "Matt" from 098.176.055.029 (ip98-176-55-29.sd.sd.cox.net) wrote at 2011/12/24 17:07:17
where is this display

228 - Argentina - Mercedes Buenos Aires 34.6544°S 59.4344°W "Anonymous" from 190.048.062.172 (190-48-62-172.speedy.com.ar) wrote at 2011/12/24 17:39:30
gerge busch? i ___dislike___ his politiks

229 - United States - Portland Oregon 45.4509°N 122.6962°W "Anonymous" from 067.168.203.221 (c-67-168-203-221.hsd1.or.comcast.net) wrote at 2011/12/24 18:18:45
This is sooooooooo cool!!!

230 - India - Madras Tamil Nadu 13.0833°N 80.2833°E "Anonymous" from 121.240.152.004 (proxyp2.iitm.ac.in) wrote at 2011/12/24 18:56:54
Merry Xmas

231 - United States - Bristol Connecticut 41.6816°N 72.9405°W "SRE" from 071.234.083.150 (c-71-234-83-150.hsd1.ct.comcast.net) wrote at 2011/12/24 19:28:56
I am Dave! Yognaut and I have the b**** !

232 - United States - Haverhill Massachusetts 42.7959°N 71.0570°W "Doug T. Bradford, MA" from 076.127.218.185 (c-76-127-218-185.hsd1.ma.comcast.net) wrote at 2011/12/24 19:31:25
Merry Christmas from Doug and Ava

233 - United States - Sacramento California 38.5853°N 121.4005°W "Dad" from 099.169.203.190 (adsl-99-169-203-190.dsl.scrm01.sbcglobal.net) wrote at 2011/12/24 20:00:30
Hi Ryann and Drew

234 - United States - Goshen Indiana 41.5595°N 85.8542°W "Anonymous" from 066.249.235.075 (addr-66.249.235.75.nptpop-53cis03-dial-sub.rdns-bnin.net) wrote at 2011/12/24 20:58:22
need to fix the screen size detection. 1237x773 was what it found mine to be, but I have 3 30" monitors and the screen size is 7680 x 1600. Even if it found a single monitor, it would be 2560 x 1600
Alek replies at 23:47 - It actually detects the size of your "internal" browser window ... so unless you had it across all three screens, it probably was right! ;-)

235 - United States - Tampa Florida 28.1203°N 82.3529°W "Anonymous" from 173.065.184.009 (pool-173-65-184-9.tampfl.fios.verizon.net) wrote at 2011/12/24 21:12:35
Fractalizer says "Test"

236 - United States - Waukesha Wisconsin 43.0282°N 88.2949°W "Anonymous" from 024.209.176.095 (CPE-24-209-176-95.wi.res.rr.com) wrote at 2011/12/24 21:39:13
kermidge wishes Merry Christmas to all, and to all, a good night.

237 - United States - East Wenatchee Washington 47.4940°N 120.1955°W "benJCarter" from 064.146.172.154 (unresolvable) wrote at 2011/12/24 22:51:57
merry Christmas!

238 - United States - Birmingham Alabama 33.5225°N 86.7683°W "The Johnson Family" from 075.138.021.061 (75-138-21-61.dhcp.leds.al.charter.com) wrote at 2011/12/24 23:57:31
Merry Christmas and best wishes for a Happy & Prosperous New Year!

239 - India - Bangalore Karnataka 12.9833°N 77.5833°E "Anonymous" from 119.082.103.067 (unresolvable) wrote at 2011/12/25 01:38:43
Wish you a Merry Christmas

240 - United States - Greenwood Mississippi 33.5236°N 90.1405°W "Beverly Scarf" from 074.251.044.252 (adsl-74-251-44-252.jan.bellsouth.net) wrote at 2011/12/25 01:55:58
Merry CHRISTmas from central Mississippi, to ALL yall!!!!

241 - Finland - Kajaani Oulu 64.2333°N 27.6833°E "Anonymous" from 085.029.080.114 (line-8721.dyn.kponet.fi) wrote at 2011/12/25 02:26:17
Hello USA! Merry Christmas and an economically better new Year from Kajaani Finland

242 - Belgium - Sint-martens-latem Oost-Vlaanderen 51.0167°N 3.6333°E "Anonymous" from 091.181.189.238 (238.189-181-91.adsl-dyn.isp.belgacom.be) wrote at 2011/12/25 03:45:00
Hi there! A merry christmas from Belgium

243 - Ireland - Dublin 53.3331°N 6.2489°W "Anonymous" from 086.041.222.178 (86-41-222-178-dynamic.b-ras1.lmk.limerick.eircom.net) wrote at 2011/12/25 04:32:38
Alan Cronin wishes everyone a happy Christmas.

244 - United States - Hulkville in the Republic of Boulder, Colorado Alek says at 2011/12/25 07:38:55
My lovely wife always comes up with some great (and useful) gifts for me - check out the liquid refreshments and cool shot/tasting glasses below ... plus gotta love the HULK glass! Merry Christmas to everyone.
christmas drinks

245 - United States - Minden Louisiana 32.7081°N 93.2779°W "Anonymous" from 173.217.104.105 (173-217-104-105-mndn.mid.dyn.suddenlink.net) wrote at 2011/12/25 07:47:31
Merry Christmas Alek! from Chris Spence :-) Have a Great Day Everyone! From Louisiana!

246 - Brunei Darussalam - Bandar Seri Begawan 4.8833°N 114.9333°E "Farah" from 119.160.190.148 (148-190.adsl.static.espeed.com.bn) wrote at 2011/12/25 09:13:04
A very merry xmas to you and family! Cheers from Brunei! x

247 - United States - Fort Riley Kansas 39.0888°N 96.7885°W "Paul in Kansas" from 138.210.193.089 (ks-138-210-193-89.dhcp.embarqhsd.net) wrote at 2011/12/25 10:04:00
Merry Christmas to you and to your family, Alek!

248 - United States - Blue Ridge Georgia 34.7883°N 84.2827°W "Charles from Georgia" from 069.131.232.194 (h69-131-232-194.blrgga.dsl.dynamic.tds.net) wrote at 2011/12/25 11:29:11
Merry Christmas! Very cool website. Very nice photography.

249 - United States - City N/A 38.0000°N 97.0000°W "Louie from Virginia" from 141.000.009.061 (s20-15.opera-mini.net) wrote at 2011/12/25 12:04:41
This site is EPIC! Love the cursor (D'oh!) The changing page title was a little much, though. It keeps constantly reloading itself. I like the happy javascript message since I'm using Opera: "WOW - an Opera Web Surfer Please Sing for the Internet!" No welcome message when using Firefox or IE. Anyway, Hulk is going to "smash Puny Human" if I don't leave, so Merry Christmas all! Happy Hanukkah and Kwanzaa as well. Will Definitely donate.
Alek replies at 15:48 - Glad you enjoyed the over-the-top website design ... figures it goes hand-in-hand with allowing people from around the world to control my Christmas Lights ... HO-HO-HO! And thank you for donating to Celiac Disease.

250 - Australia - Sydney New South Wales 33.8833°S 151.2167°E "Anonymous" from 060.242.187.083 (60-242-187-83.static.tpgi.com.au) wrote at 2011/12/25 15:06:20
Christmas Display

251 - United States - Hulkville in the Republic of Boulder, Colorado Alek says at 2011/12/25 18:40:13
The other cool present my wife gave me was some padded Crocs ... perfect to putting on chilly mornings when I go outside to check on Elmo, SpongeBob, and Homer Simpson get the newspapers. She also included some Christmas-themed Jibbitz ... I think they look great - below is a closeup picture of 'em.
christmas crocs jibbitz

252 - United States - Saint Petersburg Florida 27.7788°N 82.6823°W "Anonymous" from 173.168.145.152 (cpe-173-168-145-152.tampabay.res.rr.com) wrote at 2011/12/25 19:11:34
Merry Christmas From Jerm

253 - United States - Saint Petersburg Florida 27.7788°N 82.6823°W "Anonymous" from 173.168.145.152 (cpe-173-168-145-152.tampabay.res.rr.com) wrote at 2011/12/25 19:19:23
on this day a Savior was born

254 - United Kingdom - Oswestry Shropshire 52.8500°N 3.0333°W "BERNADETTE" from 094.197.073.231 (94.197.73.231.threembb.co.uk) wrote at 2011/12/25 20:10:38
Merry Christmas from Bernadette in Birmingham, England. xo

255 - United States - Alma Arkansas 35.4656°N 94.1990°W "n10cities" from 070.178.149.086 (ip70-178-149-86.ks.ks.cox.net) wrote at 2011/12/25 20:44:33
Caught your Slashdot article! D'oh!

256 - El Salvador - Antiguo Cuscatlán La Libertad 13.6731°N 89.2408°W "Roberto Medrano" from 190.150.061.184 (unresolvable) wrote at 2011/12/25 20:56:40
Merry Christmas from El Salvador !! :)

257 - Brazil - City N/A 10.0000°S 55.0000°W "Anonymous" from 201.025.245.172 (201-25-245-172.jvece702.dsl.brasiltelecom.net.br) wrote at 2011/12/26 03:06:27
Hi there, Merry Christmas

258 - Spain - Murcia 37.9833°N 1.1167°W "Anonymous" from 147.084.200.077 (unresolvable) wrote at 2011/12/26 03:17:17
Bla bla bla bla bla....Merry X-Mas

259 - United States - Kintnersville Pennsylvania 40.5324°N 75.2195°W "Anonymous" from 072.081.062.142 (pool-72-81-62-142.phlapa.east.verizon.net) wrote at 2011/12/26 06:17:56
Merry Christmas Alek! I hope you and your family had a very happy and fun day!

260 - United Kingdom - Evesham Worcestershire 52.0833°N 1.9333°W "Equus" from 086.184.189.018 (host86-184-189-18.range86-184.btcentralplus.com) wrote at 2011/12/26 07:00:54
Merry Christmas Alek

261 - Germany - Kiel Schleswig-Holstein 54.3333°N 10.1333°E "MudMan" from 217.248.109.185 (pD9F86DB9.dip.t-dialin.net) wrote at 2011/12/26 08:34:15
Merry Christmas to all from Germany.

262 - United States - Hulkville in the Republic of Boulder, Colorado Alek says at 2011/12/26 10:21:35
Time-lapse videos of the Craziness on Christmas Eve are now posted - pretty wild seeing all the ON/OFF/UP/DOWN's! ;-)

263 - United States - Hulkville in the Republic of Boulder, Colorado Alek says at 2011/12/26 16:19:50
Here's a few more pictures when we got over a foot of snow a couple of days ago - talk about a White Christmas!
christmas snow foot

christmas snow foot

264 - United Kingdom - Wokingham 51.4167°N 0.8333°W "TJ" from 086.155.092.142 (host86-155-92-142.range86-155.btcentralplus.com) wrote at 2011/12/27 11:53:12
Hi Hulkster, Hope you had a good Christmas. All the best for the New Year Regards, TJ from the old days ;o)

265 - South Africa - Cape Town Western Cape 33.9167°S 18.4167°E "Anonymous" from 041.146.126.020 (dsl-146-126-20.telkomadsl.co.za) wrote at 2011/12/27 14:49:03
Will you stay online to New Years?
Alek replies at 14:53 - Web traffic really tails off after Christmas ... so I'm thinking just a few more days before shutting it down.

266 - Germany - Bonn Nordrhein-Westfalen 50.7333°N 7.1000°E "Fionas" from 093.232.212.036 (p5DE8D424.dip.t-dialin.net) wrote at 2011/12/27 16:43:40
Hi there alek. This Year Christmas i hadn___t much time to spent visits on christmas lights because My grandma dies and my Mother came at 2.Christmas Day in hospital but i want to say all best to you and youre family. Your german Friend Fionas

267 - United States - Hulkville in the Republic of Boulder, Colorado Alek says at 2011/12/28 08:44:15
Wind is the greatest enemy of Christmas Lights Displays - check out what 70+MPH winds did in 2008 - D'OH! Gusty weather is forecast for the next couple of days. So the webcams and X10 controls will shut down for 2011 after tonight and I'll be taking everything down - we don't want Elmo, SpongeBob, and Homer Simpson blown away to Kansas ... ;-)

268 - United States - Weston Massachusetts 42.3578°N 71.2956°W "Joe Schmoe" from 098.216.184.166 (c-98-216-184-166.hsd1.ma.comcast.net) wrote at 2011/12/28 10:56:52
Has any neighbor vandalize, move or call the police due to your displays?
Alek replies at 11:06 - The neighbors complain all the time that ... their kids insist on driving by the crazy house! ;-)
It's a family neighborhood, so lots of attaboys ... although one year, a friend did "vandalize" the snowman ... HO-HO-HO!


269 - Netherlands - Groningen 53.2167°N 6.5500°E "Anonymous" from 094.214.150.157 (5ED6969D.cm-7-7c.dynamic.ziggo.nl) wrote at 2011/12/28 15:09:58
Great effort Alek. Sad tonight is last.

270 - France - Jassans-riottier Rhone-Alpes 45.9833°N 4.7500°E "Vincent halgrain" from 088.189.072.141 (bol76-1-88-189-72-141.fbx.proxad.net) wrote at 2011/12/28 16:34:58
or the wind blows

271 - United States - Hulkville in the Republic of Boulder, Colorado Alek says at 2011/12/28 18:04:56
While I could do without the windy weather (check out Skiing Santa on the roof!), there was a very colorful sunset tonight.
christmas sunset 1

christmas sunset 3

christmas sunset 2

272 - United States - Deer Park Texas 29.6877°N 95.1157°W "Anonymous" from 098.200.139.069 (c-98-200-139-69.hsd1.tx.comcast.net) wrote at 2011/12/28 18:07:16
another good job Alec....see you Halloween 2012!!

273 - United States - Rutland Vermont 43.6445°N 72.9005°W "Noah" from 071.233.102.048 (c-71-233-102-48.hsd1.vt.comcast.net) wrote at 2011/12/29 16:47:37
ALEK PLEASE TURN ON LIGHTS FOR ONE LAST NIGHT WHEN YOU SAID WEDNESDAY I THOUGHT YOU MENT THEY WOULD BE ON WEDNESDAY AND THEN THEY WOULD BE SHUT OFF
Alek replies at 20:07 - Ummmmmm ... today is Thursday ... the lights were on Wednesday! ;-)

274 - United States - Syracuse New York 43.1240°N 76.1326°W "Anonymous" from 071.176.103.222 (pool-71-176-103-222.syrcny.fios.verizon.net) wrote at 2011/12/29 17:09:15
Stephanie Syracuse NY Love your lights your yard is really beautiful, I will return for Halloween. Yeah the wind, my reindeer's always fall over, I tell people they are drunk!! Thanks for the entertainment

275 - United Kingdom - Londonderry Derry 55.0000°N 7.3333°W "Anonymous" from 089.242.102.000 (unresolvable) wrote at 2011/12/29 18:51:16
Sorry to see the lights down early Alek. They are a real family tradition in our house. Have a wonderful New Year. Have you ever thought of Easter or 4th of July for some action?

276 - Canada - Stony Plain Alberta 53.5333°N 114.0000°W "Russ - Alberta" from 068.150.161.248 (S0106602ad071467d.ed.shawcable.net) wrote at 2011/12/29 18:58:02
It was a great year! Lots of fun. The slash dot gang and the ones who had to see Elmo stay down! Entertaining as ever...

277 - United States - City N/A 38.0000°N 97.0000°W "Mike" from 066.140.107.085 (adsl-66-140-107-85.dsl.lbcktx.swbell.net) wrote at 2011/12/29 19:22:18
Alek, it's been yet another fun year watching your lights. Thanks for all you do to keep the site going. That laptop that posts the comments sure is a trooper. haha! Anyway, thanks again and assuming Earth is still in one piece then, see you next Christmas and hopefully Halloween too! :)

278 - United States - Hulkville in the Republic of Boulder, Colorado Alek says at 2011/12/29 19:54:59
Thanks for all the Christmas Cheer and glad everyone enjoyed the show. Check out the time-lapse footage of the takedown on webcam2 and in Santa's Workshop - bonus feature on the 2nd half of the later!
christmas takedown 2

christmas takedown 3

279 - United States - Rutland Vermont 43.6445°N 72.9005°W "Noah" from 071.233.102.048 (c-71-233-102-48.hsd1.vt.comcast.net) wrote at 2011/12/29 19:55:09
Thanks for a great Christmas Alek can't wait for Halloween 2012 it will be my first Halloween on your website see you 2012 Happy New Year.Bye

280 - United States - City N/A 38.0000°N 97.0000°W "Mike" from 066.140.107.085 (adsl-66-140-107-85.dsl.lbcktx.swbell.net) wrote at 2011/12/29 21:40:35
Nice surprise at the end of the Workshop video Alek! You rebooted Christmas! :D Also forgot to say in my previous comment, happy new year and best wishes. See you in 2012!

281 - United States - Kintnersville Pennsylvania 40.5324°N 75.2195°W "Anonymous" from 072.081.062.142 (pool-72-81-62-142.phlapa.east.verizon.net) wrote at 2011/12/30 06:39:33
Thanks for the fun videos Alek! I agree with the previous commenter who suggested another lighted season. Maybe a scaled back Fourth of July display? Front Lawn only? We know the Hulk is a patriot! :D

282 - United States - Rutland Vermont 43.6445°N 72.9005°W "Noah" from 071.233.102.048 (c-71-233-102-48.hsd1.vt.comcast.net) wrote at 2011/12/30 06:48:05
Will there be new christmas stuff next year Alek?
Alek replies at 10:16 - I did a post-Christmas run on the 26th and picked up ... ZIPPO! Nothing caught my fancy ... and it was only 50% off. But the Santa Homer and LED Reindeer family were garage sale purchses last summer ... so there certainly could be new Christmas stuff in 2012.

283 - United States - Hulkville in the Republic of Boulder, Colorado Alek says at 2011/12/30 10:06:36
Just to echo what I said earlier about the winds, the image below shows why I was in a rush to get the display down. This is a very typical "Chinook wind" (note the direction from the West) and the warm air (almost got up to 60°F) really melted the snow. It's supposed to be even windier on Saturday!
christmas winds

284 - United States - Conroe Texas 30.1927°N 95.4171°W "James" from 209.169.076.073 (conr-adsl-209-169-76-73.consolidated.net) wrote at 2011/12/30 10:47:20
Your take down video is how I feel the entire Christmas season went by. Great year again Komar.

285 - United Kingdom - Chesterfield Derbyshire 53.2500°N 1.4167°W "Dave UK" from 078.148.068.232 (host-78-148-68-232.as13285.net) wrote at 2011/12/30 16:09:58
Great Display as always alek. Look forward to Halloween 2012!!! Happy New Year to you and your family. Oh and I will still be dropping by from time to time on the grass cam.

286 - United States - Miami Florida 25.7615°N 80.2939°W "Anonymous" from 075.224.062.137 (137.sub-75-224-62.myvzw.com) wrote at 2012/01/01 08:04:18
alek my family and i just want to say thanks again for a great christmas display, god willing we will see you next year,thanks again for helping to make a great christmas

287 - United States - Van Nuys California 34.1921°N 118.4924°W "The Bullock's, Encino, California" from 098.149.073.028 (cpe-98-149-73-28.socal.res.rr.com) wrote at 2012/01/01 21:00:33
Always look forward to controlling some lights for Christmas...Thanks as always. I know its a lot of work. SEE YOU AT HALLOWEEN!!!! (HULK says GRRRRRRRRRR!!!)

288 - United Kingdom - Clacton-on-sea Essex 51.7833°N 1.1667°E "Luc" from 094.004.079.007 (5e044F07.bb.sky.com) wrote at 2012/01/02 05:17:01
Thanks Alek for the lights again such good fun cant wait for halloween only 10 more months to go.

289 - United States - Pea Ridge Arkansas 36.4517°N 94.1231°W "The Hall's, NW Arkansas" from 070.178.123.029 (ip70-178-123-29.ks.ks.cox.net) wrote at 2012/01/02 08:30:50
Thanks again for the Christmas fun Alek. Next year I'll be watching from my new home in Maine!

290 - United Kingdom - Derby 52.9333°N 1.5000°W "Anonymous" from 086.009.174.010 (cpc3-derb12-2-0-cust9.8-3.cable.virginmedia.com) wrote at 2012/01/03 04:33:31
Happy New Year to Alek and your family,another fantastic display.We all feel a little down about christmas being over,but we will be looking forward to that green green grass of spring.Hope you all had a lovely Christmas. Gill,Paul,Luke's mum and dad.

291 - Canada - Halifax Nova Scotia 44.6500°N 63.6000°W "RL - Nova Scotia" from 142.068.167.113 (hlfxns0169w-142068167113.pppoe-dynamic.High-Speed.ns.bellaliant.net) wrote at 2012/01/05 09:12:32
Happy New Year to everyone. Looking forward to next season's Christmas lights.

292 - United States - Grand Island Nebraska 40.9323°N 98.3488°W "Anonymous" from 097.092.174.113 (97-92-174-113.dhcp.krny.ne.charter.com) wrote at 2012/01/05 18:16:24
did u get any after christmas deals?
Alek replies at 13:30 - Nope - see my reply to Blog Post #282

293 - United States - Hulkville in the Republic of Boulder, Colorado Alek says at 2012/01/07 07:07:07
It's Orthodox Christmas ... so time to close down the blog for this year. Web Surfers from 146 countries visited in 2011 as seen on the Christmas Maps and the total raised for Celiac Disease is now over $70,000 - THANKS! Here's a couple of pictures of the Christmas display. Surf on back for Christmas 2012 for more Christmas Craziness - D'OH! ;-)
christmas lights house

christmas lights display

christmas lights santa workshop



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