Category Archives: Random

Gray Eagles Film (great P-51 pilot story)

This is a great video documentary of a WWII Mustang pilot getting to not only see his own plane but fly another one 60+ years later. I was very glad to see his grandchildren so interested in what he had … Continue reading

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I love my window view: V-22 Osprey fly-bys

Boy do I love the view from my desk. I have about 18 inches of window that looks right out to the outbound flight path from MCAS Miramar. I’ve had this view for a few years and it’s mostly F-18 Hornet … Continue reading

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Don’t drink the Kool-Aid

Actually drink all the Kool-Aid you want, just don’t go around spouting the “Drink the Kool-Aid” cliche that’s so popular right now. Also please don’t say anything about “peeling back the layers of the onion”, I am so sick of … Continue reading

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Christmas Resistance

Thanks to John Cleese’s Cheese Podcast site for this one. Check out xmasresistance for more (or their Facebook page).

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Dangerous Ink magazine

I happened to see issue #2 of Dangerous Ink magazine at the store a few weeks ago [actually I had this drafted in July and never published it] and a quick flip through it interested me enough to buy it. … Continue reading

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Godspeed Sam

We laid to rest a high school friend of mine named Sam yesterday. That was depressing as hell and I was surprised at just how emotional I got. Godspeed Sam, we miss you.

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Prehistoric Yeast Used to Brew Fossil Fuels Beer – Slashfood

Prehistoric Yeast Used to Brew Fossil Fuels Beer – Slashfood Yes, someone did the old “extract some yeast from ancient amber and then use it to brew” trick. Kinda like Jurassic Park but tastier (hopefully). Now I have an excuse … Continue reading

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Meanwhile… at the Hall of Justice

Meanwhile… at the Hall of Justice: A Collection of Superhero Mishaps is a neat looking exhibition that Subtext is putting on the weekend of Comic-Con. Let’s face it, everyone has a bad day. Even superheroes. And this July, Subtext will … Continue reading

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4th of July on the deck of the Midway

I know this update is ten days late but we spent the $10 each to spend the evening of the 4th of July on the deck of the U.S.S. Midway floating aircraft carrier museum. We got there around 7:30pm, put … Continue reading

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What is it about New Jersey?

What is it about New Jersey that would make someone name their store Rag Shop?

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Good Night from Mr. John

I actually got a spam e-mail today that made me look twice even though on second look it was obviously spam. From:Mr. John <34saket@gmail.com> Subject: Good night Body: Hi, I am Back. Give me a call right now! If you … Continue reading

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Cthulhu bib for your little sprogling

For all of you with little sproglings at home check out what I found when searching for “Chtulhu” on Etsy:  NeedleNoodles :: Crochet Baby Bib Pattern PDF What’s really nice is that the artist released the pattern set under the … Continue reading

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Talk about minis…

I used to think that I painted “minis” because I do Warmachine models but this guy takes the word to a whole other lever. Imagine the Statue of Liberty carved so tiny she fits inside the eye of a needle. … Continue reading

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Changing from Chicks to Dicks

Well, I guess I left out a couple of apostrophes there. We have a chain out here called Chick’s Sporting Goods and I just heard a radio ad that they are closing with 10% to 50% off everything but then … Continue reading

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Worst Selling Girl Scout Cookies

My wife sent me this image from The Onion so I will have to find the actual article but for now here’s the image for you to enjoy.

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