There I was, holding a 35 pound little girl slumped over my right shoulder, my computer bag and phone in another, and barely grasping the kids’ backpack in my fingers.
My wife had a severe migraine headache and I offered to take the kids out to the movies to give her a break.
We got back late, around 10pm and the five year old had fallen asleep in the car.
I was hellbent on getting her in the house and up to her bed without waking her up.
As we walked down the dark sidewalk, I reached in my pocket to get the key to the back door. I got one finger around the keyring and pulled them out.
Only to immediately drop them into the flower bed near the azalea, out of sight. I immediately reached down to grab them but couldn’t feel them.
Despite my best efforts to whisper-yell at the older two to find the keys, it was too late. I’d woken her up, and boy was she excited to see mommy. I ended up back out there with a flashlight to find my keys, which were right there in the mulch.
That was several years ago, before I knew how useful landscape lighting is to busy adults. In fact, at this point it’s something I can’t imagine living without.
Apart from the ambiance and wow-factor they bring, it’s practical safety and security effects are priceless.
- To find your phone, keys or wallet you dropped walking to the door
- To have your walkway lit up so you or loved ones don’t trip and get injured
- To know there’s nobody snooping around the yard
This is a perfect time to install outdoor lighting. Dry weather allows us to work efficiently and get these projects installed quickly.
And no – you will NOT see a jump in your electric bill with these efficient lights!
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