Decorating the house (with plywood).
Dragging out boxes that haven't been used since last season.
Last minute shopping in crowded stores.
Regular TV shows pre-empted for 'Specials'.
Family coming to stay with you.
Family and friends from out of state calling you.
Buying food you don't normally buy . . . and in large quantities.
Days off from work.
And the Number One reason Hurricane Season is like Christmas:
At some point you're probably going to have a tree in your house!