Re: Garden decor was Re: [gardeners] 'Bright Lights'

George Shirley (
Wed, 31 Dec 1997 21:55:02

At 06:38 PM 12/31/97 -0500, you wrote:
>>We've got a local rich guy and mafioso (last name is the same as a city in
>>Sicily and he has been indicted about 30 times) who has had a 30 foot
>>plastic Santa in his yard since Thanksgiving. His work crew finally took
>>down the 60 or 70 plywood elves, Sesame Street characters, etc. The santa
>>was designed to lean against a corner of the house but he just has it
>>standing out front like it's leaning on air. Did I mention it is lit from
>>inside so that it glows. We LOL everytime we drive by.
>I'd be careful about LOL given this guy's connections, George. Wouldn't
>want him to take offense.:-)
>Cheryl Schaefer
>Zone 5 in the fabulous Finger Lakes of NY
He got pissed at me 10 years ago when I wouldn't buy a house off of him. He
has a real estate company among other things. Also has two "truck stops"
with 50 video poker machines each and leases poker machines and slots to
other places. He's a real jerk.