Blogs are wonderful things.
It provides a place to share those thoughts that roll across your mind as you're driving to the library.
But I’ve often wondered - Aren’t these the same as decoys? You know, like the duck decoys hunters set out to attract game?
Are these people really hoping to attract a flock of geese on their way to Boca?
Are they aware that if they succeed, their lawn will look as though a herd of loose-bowelled cocker spaniels have been visiting?
And now that Christmas is arriving, we have the seasonal decorations.
There has been some discussion about the aesthetics of all those inflated Santas and snowmen in people’s yards this time of year.
But even if you don’t mind a life-sized Grinch popping in and out of a plastic chimney or the puddles of deflated plastic during the day, I did see one yesterday that I thought crossed the line. – an inflatable crèche scene.
Right there swaying in the wind from the cars whizzing by was a blow-up manger with a star, an amorphous baby Jesus, and a floppy Joseph with a big brown beard who bore a strong resemblance to Paul Bunyan.
Yes, it's all a matter of taste, but wouldn't it be nice if some people actually had some?