Carlos brought to my attention his recent exploration of road rash. Oh, Carlos, where can I learn more? Personal experience is often a better teacher than anything else.
Geeked Out at 1:00am
It’s now 2:30am Saturday morning and I’m finally getting home to get some sleep. Soon, anyway. I was with Jeff McClure working on a Ghostbusters Proton Pack replica. He got some new parts for it and had since lost the sound and light synchronization. I wasn’t sure what I was in for, but Jeff pulled… Continue reading Geeked Out at 1:00am
The Disney World Report
Disney World Vacation Photos There’s a place on this Earth where reality fails, excitement is on tap, and prices are only limited by your imagination. Walt Disney’s Disney World creation is the most spectacular piece of manufactured tourism in the world. It’s also one of the only places that truly caters to the whole family,… Continue reading The Disney World Report
Birthday Cheers. Skål!
…And upon the third decade of life, such an elaborate scheme was laid upon the woolen eyes of their victim. Never before have I been so bewildered and pleased in the same breath. Here’s the skinny on one of the greatest sting operations of all times. Jeff calls me early in the month of February… Continue reading Birthday Cheers. Skål!
Stilt-Walking at Atlanta’s BrouHaha
99x and Scion put on Atlanta’s BrouHaha this year. A festival of ghouls, musical entertainment, and miscellaneous performers of all types. Toyota’s Scion division sponsored the show this year and added the “Car-nival” exhibit including yours truly on stilts and a a whole host of customizes Scions from around the nation. Prizes were given for… Continue reading Stilt-Walking at Atlanta’s BrouHaha
It was also after a rather unpleasant experience in the bathroom involving things like pine cones, sharp rocks, or possibly a complete toy train with working steam engine that I decided I should stop while I’m…er…still *going* as it were.
Childhood Memories Crushed
A friend of mine at work asked me the other day if I had played with G.I. Joe toys when I was a kid. I had, of course, and quite fondly remembered them. Unlike many small boys, I did not indulge in morbid acts of violence against said heroes. No, I had a respect for… Continue reading Childhood Memories Crushed
The boy, Balthazar, is doing well in his young years. He had his first all-nighter party this evening. We took a trip out to Isi’s (Missy’s) for their girl’s 1st birthday. It wasn’t until 9:30 that we finally arrived, but by 12:00 when we left, Balthazar was going strong. He seemed to enjoy himself. Between… Continue reading Resiliency
The Lamest Kid’s Meal Toy EVER
We looked through the informational pamphlet. Yeah – it didn’t get any more exciting inside either. There’s apparently a whole series to collect. Whoopie!
The Master: 12-inch Figure (WARNING Choking Hazard)
On Halloween night I won a costume contest when I made an appearance at the local “Coffee Shop of Horrors.” I was dressed as Chewbacca, and as faithful readers know, pretty darn realistic. Balthazar took place with his costume of a macaw, which Amy did a very good job in making. As a prize for… Continue reading The Master: 12-inch Figure (WARNING Choking Hazard)