The WTR Society Pages, Labor Day Edition
So just what do discerning white trasherites do on holiday weekends beside lay about the lake getting incomprehensibly drunk, getting 3rd degree sunburns and later end up a mention in the weekly Sheriff's Report as a domestic assault call?
Why, we throw totally stupid theme parties, of course!
Our gracious hosts, Chuck and his lovely wifey, have a cozy little place near the lake and on the property sits a restored 19th century one room cabin that they transformed into a bar. (Very cool)
Also notible about their home site is that it has one of the few really huge, LEVEL front yards 'round these parts. Most folks yards either slope upward or downward leaving any practical use of it for entertaining null. These folks have a nice level cleared expanse to work with and Saturday nite they put it to good use...as an outdoor movie theater!
A 20'x30' canvas was hung up twixt 2 uprights on the far side of the yard and Chuck hauled out his hi-techie projection computer equipment and home theater sound system and set it up. Add about a dozen yard chairs, bags of popcorn made up for the occasion and big hand-around bowls of theater-style candy and you're good to go!
The choice of movies that nite were really bad, old sci-fi. And for some reason we were requested by the hosts to make and wear tin foil hats. Being the good sports we white trasherites are, we all complied and the results were purty dang amusing.
Of course there was a contest for best and I didn't make the cut, sadly, but my sister in law won for the women.
The weather that nite was perfect for sitting out under the stars watching tacky old drive-in movies. We watched The Thing and some really unintentionally funny flick that had Moonbase in the title. The intermission feature was a 3 Stooges short in 3D, hence the goofy specs in the pic above. They should have ran the Moonbase one first, imo, because it had the best opportunities for out loud snickering a'la MST3000. By the time they ran it, alot of the attendees had retired to the cabin for more adult beverages and brats.
But all in all it was a delightful way to spend a Saturday nite. The younguns totally had a blast. We need to do this again, right real soon.