The Dirty Little Secret. Pixels are Power Hogs.

    Pixel trees.  Good gosh they’re amazing to watch.  They make a show ‘pop’ and get people talking. But… I built…

    Simple RGB… PLEASE!

    RGB lighting is coming at us like a freight train.  Light-O-Rama kicked off the trend years ago with their incredible…

    Synchronizing the lights. It’s all about the music!

    From the September 2010 edition of PlanetChristmas magazine.  By Lyman Rate. In an earlier issue of PlanetChristmas magazine, I talked…

    Why December 25th? Wouldn’t Christmas be better during the summer?

    We had to get a little help from the website on this one. For the church’s first three centuries,…

    Four months until Santa Claus?

    I’ll admit there are times when I wonder about the thing called Christmas spirit.  What is it?  The I reread…

    Attend a Christmas Tradeshow?

    Tradeshows.  Seems every industry has them.  I’ve been to more than I can count but are they worth the time…

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    Until Christmas

    (the most magical day of the year)

    Until the Reveal

    (typically just after Thanksgiving)

    Now this is a light show!


    What an Outdoor Display!

    Silent Monks Singing