Thursday, November 6, 2008

I know it's after Halloween, but I think ghosts live here...

So many of you have commented on the beautiful music playing in the background. I am advertising for a wonderful "Somewhere In Time" party that will be hosted by Jan at jan and tom's place on November 10th. If you love this old movie, please come to the party!

Okay, I know it's after Halloween, but I think something scary is going on here in my entry.

Look at these walls! How scary is this? What is happening here?

Even the furniture is covered up with old sheets in the dining room. This is pretty scary - like an old horror movie!

Look at the walls! Is this The Amityville Horror?

Who covered up my little chair with plastic? Mr. Precious! Mr. Precious!

These scary walls just go on and on! Is anybody there?

Look! Are ghosts going to rise up from under these sheets? Hey! I use that blue one!

Hallelujah! At least the light works. Uh uh! I'm not going up those stairs!

My precious piano! Who did this? This is where I sit and play you my little Note Songs and someone or something has covered it up! Now I'm really feeling the heebie jeebies!!

Well, if you'll stay really close behind me, I'll go up these stairs, but no way! I'm not going down the hall! Did you hear something?! Chloe Dawn, is that you!!??
Please stay tuned for the next espisode...

I'll leave you with a little Note Song ~
In Our Haunted House

Please come in
You're welcome here
Mind the the cobwebs and the bones
May we invite you to spend the night?
Make yourself at home.
Step this way...
Here's the living room,
Though dead room is actually more correct
Cause there hasn't been a living soul here
Since grandpa broke his neck.
In our haunted house,
we'll treat you like one of us.
But in our haunted house,
That could be hazardous.
Browse around the kitchen,
Have a spoon, a fork, a knife.
You must excuse those ketchup stains,
we ate someone last night.
Here is your big bedroom, dears,
You'll love the creaky bed.
You'll sleep just fine, but when you wake,
You may still feel half dead.
In our haunted house,
the butler is a ghost.
The upstairs maid's been buried for years,
And the chauffeur's comatose.
In our haunted house,
our hospitality,
is something of which we're very proud...
Oh, do you take poison in your tea?
Don't let the spiderwebs mess up your hair,
Don't mind the piano playing with no one there.
The crumbling bookshelves covered with dust,
One or two headless bodies...what's all the fuss?
The dreadful pounding,
the screams and moans,
It's just a typical
night at home.
In our haunted house,
Things float through the wall
You might see sights that chill the soul,
Be sure to wear a shawl.
We'd love you to come in,
Stay awhile and play.
Once you finally settle in,
You'll never go away...
We'll make sure of that.
In our haunted house
~Sung by Andrew Gold


  1. Morning Sheila,

    I'm always up for a little scare! When you're finished I could use a little help up here in Minnesota at my house, it looks like you know what you're doing! :)

    A great day to you!
    Kathi :)

  2. Now that's either going to take a lot of paint or a lot of wallpaper. And a TALL ladder!! Can't wait to see which it is.

    I'm going to come to the Somewhere In Time party. I was in high school when that movie came out. I remember absolutely bawling!

  3. Wow, a makeover in progress! Can't wait to see what you're going to do!

  4. I'm right behind you (never in front!).

  5. Oh NO!!!

    I keep thinking about how scarey Chloe Dawn was on Halloween...I keep expecting her to "POP OUT" from under one of those sheets!!!

    *nudging you up the steps and down the hall ~ and ready to run!*


  6. Oh, I can't wait for this one to appear.


  7. Ooh, did you all strip wallpaper? Looks like someone is going to have newly painted walls soon!!!!!!

    Justiney :o )

  8. OHHHH... I love a good ghostie story.... Looks like a lot of work getting ready to be done... I can hardly wait to see what's going to happen next.... Maybe your ghostie will appear.... Have a wonderful day...


  9. Good Morning Shelia
    Oh oh...boooo..get out get out!! On a second look you had better stay in there because I think something very special is happening at your place!!! How exciting.
    I hope you took some before your place was we can see the after. Looks like a big project but I can't wait to see the finished job. How long will it take..oh..we are waiting for the 2nd episode.

    Have a great day...

  10. I absolutely LOVED the movie Somewhere in Time and I LOVE this serene and peaceful. Gosh, it has been a long, long time since I have seen it ~ might need to go rent it!

    Can't wait to see what you are going to do on all your walls.

  11. Girl only you could make covered up furniture look exciting! lol I can't wait to see the finish!

  12. Ohhhhh, spooky! I'm on the edge of my seat waiting for the next installment.

  13. Hey, Thanks so much for visiting my Saucy blog! Come back again:)

  14. Hi Sheila, My home looks exactly like yours right now, and I am just praying it will be finished by Thanksgiving! Now the thoughts of that gives me the heebie-geebies! Can't wait to see your final results! I'm off to finish stripping wall paper!

    Oh, have you seen the current Southern Accents (Christmas issue)? I got one at Lowe's yesterday and it has a feature of a mansion on Galveston Island. ...beautiful home! I thought of you when I read it! :) ~hugs, Rhonda

  15. Hi Sheila, oh goodness the bad part of what you are going through is ; it's almost like moving, except you can't move out.
    Would you believe I have never seen that movie. Sounds like I would love it.

  16. Haha Shelia...what a trip this never knows what will be going on at your FUN house...but it will be something exciting! Oh yes, I'll stay tuned for the next episode. ;-) Bo

  17. Oooh, I'm so-o-o scared! Who did that to your nice house? I'm glad you held my hand while we went up the stairs! Will you tell me when it's OK to look again? I can't wait to see what you will do to make the ghosties go away. ~Adrienne~

  18. I love makeovers and this looks like a great one in progress! Hope you have a tall ladder or some scaffolding - it's a long way up there. That's what would be scarry for me. Sally

  19. Looks like something fun is coming your way!!

  20. Oh Shelia I am so happy I am not the only one living with a mess right now !!! Why does every thing seem to do right at the hoildays? just love your humor girl..Hugs and smiles Gloria

  21. Oh Shelia I'm SCARED because it looks like work is being done over there!!!! RUN!!

    You are just too funny!

  22. OOH! Alot of work happening at your house! Yeah! Hope they uncover that piano soon ;)

  23. Hi Shelia, I wasn't scared at all...I thought you had some new slip covers and a new faux finish on you walls...LOL Just kidding! I can't wait to see it finished and I know you can't wait either! Nancy

  24. Oh, the prep work is the horror in itself, lol!
    Can't wait to see if it's paint, paper or "other".

  25. Can't wait to see the after photos... I read one of your interest is classic movies, too!
    Miss Janice

  26. Oh Sheila, you need an exercist. I hope that it all works out soon. hehe Keep me posted.

  27. Cute post! it made me smiled! Just be careful you don't cover up Mr. Precious.... :) shhhhh, I hear something moving over there.... over there! :)



  28. Well it looks like the ghost of a wallpaper stripper came to your home and took all the paper off the walls. I wish I was haunted by a painter ghost that would come in and do the job.

    Can't wait to see what that ghost has been up to, at least its a thoughtful one that covers the furniture up.


  29. Sheila, all that dry wall, did your home get wet from IKE? You poor thing. It does look very ghosty in your home. Boo! Lets scare them away.

    Can't wait to see more.

    Thanks for your cute comment on my post. Put some shoes on Lucy. smile


  30. My little house needs a scare like that!!! I hope you are doing alright with all that mischief about. :)

    I'll be waiting for the next installment.

    take care,

  31. OH you little're gonna keep us in suspense! Well I guess since you're normally such a sweetheart...we can forgive you this once! I'm anxious to see what you have going on!

  32. Hi Sheila, You have the best posts! your so clever with your writing. I'm anxious to see what your doing to those walls. Looks like you had great reunion. I love those little sweat thingies too! Kristen

  33. ooohhhhh, Ok, I've got your

    Can't wait to see what wonderful things you are up to.

  34. I am so frightened for you sweet Sheila!! : ) Ooohhhhh....but I cannot wait to see what will appear soon. I know it will be splendidilliscious!!


  35. Ohhh my poor sweetie It will all be back to normal soon and hopefully by Christmas so you can rejoice and thank heavens Your all in one piece at least if nothing else;) French

  36. OMGosh...ya got me about half scared here!!! tee hee...
    I can not WAIT to see what you are having done cute thing.
    Yes, G. Harvey is my favorite artist of all times....I have a posting coming up on some of his work...thanks for noticing.

  37. Hey; Maybe it is Ebeneser Scrooge looking for his bed curtains. Or his gold.. oooooooooo Have you heard chains or anything like that.....
    lol Shelia; you really crack me up. I so love to stop by for a visit, you make my day or night...
    I will be back.........


  38. Shelia, I hope the ghosties haven't gotten you. You're not under one of those sheets too are you?
    Please tell us what's going on and don't forget to send me your baby picture!!!!

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