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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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Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

I went to Google something this morning and discovered that today would have been Dr. Seuss’ 105th birthday. I am a huge fan of his work and he did some really amazing stuff outside of his children’s books. Image links … Continue reading

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Am I channeling an ancient Egyptian today?

I feel like I’m channeling an ancient Egyptian today since I keep typing “horus” instead of “hours” in my trouble tickets. It’s either that or I’ve been listening to Powerslave too much lately.

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Heart Attack Grill, here I come!

Damn, after watching this video I may have a trip to Chandler, AZ in my future.  Just imagine a place with a Quadruple Bypass burger (four 1/2 pound patties) and an all-you-can-eat french fry bar (they are cooked in real … Continue reading

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Another reason not to work (or shop) at Wal-Mart

Another reason not to work or shop at Wal-Mart… Wal-Mart worker trampled to death by shoppers in New York Black Friday shoppers straining to get into a Wal-Mart in a suburb of New York City trampled an employee to death … Continue reading

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Nigerian scam really works!

Apparently some woman actually fell for the old “send us your life savings and we’ll give you $20 million”. The really sad part is that she sent strangers some $400,000 over a two year span and her bank even warned … Continue reading

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Texas: before and after Ike

I got this link on a technical e-mail list where several of the members are located in the Houston area where hurricane Ike went through recently. These are before & after aerial photographs of the Bolivar Peninsula area of Texas. … Continue reading

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$400 LEGO Death Star Kicks Ass

I ran across this $400 LEGO Death Star kit at Gizmodo, it looks simply awesome. Too bad I don’t have that kind of money to drop on a one-time build that would probably just sit on my shelf. Dare I … Continue reading

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Finally: ink!

Yes, I’m nearly 40 now and finally got my first tattoo tonight. I have thought about this for at least ten years and finally decided on exactly what I wanted. My dad is the original owner of a ’67 Corvette … Continue reading

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