Over The Top Christmas Lights
2011 - Blog



The 2011 Christmas Light count is now 15,755 Lights.


Monday, December 12, 2011

All the lights and wiring have been fixed and checked are the lights will be on tonight.



Sunday, December 11, 2011

The rain today and tonight caused most of the GFIs to shut down causing the lights to go off. This means no lights tonight. Sorry.



Friday, December 02, 2011

We had a light problem with a stand so when I went to fix it I ended up having to add 50 more lights. Total count 15,755.



Wednesday, November 30, 2011

I finished up today with an additional 900 lights. I only had a few electrical issues but have tested all lights and they should all be on tonight. Total count 15,705.



Tuesday, November 29, 2011

The tree roots continue. I was able to put up 550 lights today. Total count 14,805.



Monday, November 28, 2011

No lights added today. The net came in late today.



Sunday, November 27, 2011

No lights added today. Waiting on more net.



Saturday, November 26, 2011

The Tree roots got 350 more lights, 144 in LED rope lights around the edge of the roots, yard received 621 in LED rope lights, and the windows and doors of the out building got 792 in lights for a total of 1907 today. No more can be done till I get more net. Total count 14,253.



Friday, November 25, 2011

The Tree roots got 300 more lights and 1628 in LED rope lights around the edge of the roots for a total of 1928 today. Total count 12,346.



Thursday, November 24, 2011

The tree roots continue. I was able to put up 975 lights today. I had to order more net. More lights to tree next week. Total count 10418.



Wednesday, November 23, 2011

The tree roots continue. I was able to put up 500 lights today. Total count 9443.



Tuesday, November 22, 2011

The tree roots continue. I was able to put up 575 lights today. Total count 8943.



Monday, November 21, 2011

Today is my birthday and did not put up any lights. Will be back to work with lights Tuesday.



Sunday, November 20, 2011

The tree roots continue. I was able to put up 675 lights today. Total count 8368.



Saturday, November 19, 2011

The tree roots are next. I was able to put up 725 lights today. Total count 7693.



Friday, November 18, 2011

Today was another tree day. I finished putting the net down (that I had - ordered more) to attach the lights to.



Thursday, November 17, 2011

Today was tree day. I started putting the net down to attach the lights to.



Wednesday, November 16, 2011

I did odds and ends today. More stake lights, more lights on the edge of the roof, and a small Christmas tree inside with the jelly. Total count 6968.



Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Today was another stake light day. I put up 250 C7 lights with stakes. Total count 6753.



Monday, November 14, 2011

Today was another stake light day. I put up 175 C7 lights with stakes. Total count 6503.



Sunday, November 13, 2011

Today was a stake light day. I put up 225 C7 lights with stakes. Total count 6328.



Saturday, November 12, 2011

Due to cold weather, I worked inside with the house decorations. Go to the Mysore Fig Tree homepage to see pictures. Total count 6103.



Friday, November 11, 2011

Due to cold weather, I worked inside with the lights. The lights that went up today were the inside tree and other lights. I put up 1642 lights today. Total count 6103.



Thursday, November 10, 2011

It was a very busy day with several different parts of the lights being put up. I put up an additional 50 lights on the edge of the house, 15 candy canes, Sants, Frosty the snowman, 5 deer, their christmas tree, and stake lights around a flower bed in front of the house. I used 50 C9 lights on the house and 50 C7 lights around the flower bed. Total count 4461.



Wednesday, November 09, 2011

I put up most of the lights on the edge of the house (will add more tomorrow) and all the lights on the roof. I used 155 C9 lights on the roof and 173 C9 lights on the edge of the house. Total count 3353.



Tuesday, November 08, 2011

No lights today. Finished up all the electrical work. Now I can proceed with the lights.



Monday, November 07, 2011

The lights went up on the outside building today. I used 125 C9 bulbs to outline the roof. Light count now at 3025.



Sunday, November 06, 2011

No additional lights today. I mowed the grass and took care of the yard.



Saturday, November 05, 2011

Today the fence lights went up and the ground lights on the other side of the house were put up. Light count now at 2900.



Friday, November 04, 2011

I was able to put the hedge lights up today even with the rain. Added a lights count to the top of this page and my home page. Light count now at 1550.



Thursday, November 03, 2011

I started sorting the boxes of wire, lights, and other Chritsmas items. I put up the Christmas wreaths and got ready to get started with the lights.



Wednesday, November 02, 2011

I was able to finish all underground pipe and fittings. Will have to wait for electrican to come to hook up the wire. Hope to finish the wire Monday.



Tuesday, November 01, 2011

Today I started putting in underground pipe for the electrical wire. I was able to get about half of the pipe and fittings in place.


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