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Hoo hoo hoo, hee hee hee!

I heard Nat King Cole’s “The Happiest Christmas Tree” this morning and decided it was time to decorate my own tree.  Here’s how it turned out:I used big multi-colored lights for the first time ever.  I’m not sure I like them, … Continue reading

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Mark Pickerel @ Sea-Tac Airport (11/22/17)

Sometimes it occurs to me that I’m a lucky man.  I suppose there are many reasons why I could say that, but the one that sticks out in my mind today is that I keep running into Mark Pickerel at … Continue reading

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(Photo of) Vintage Photo(s) of the Day #4

Please accept the fourth and final post in my (Po)VPotD series.  This last batch is my old stand-by theme.  I’m particularly fond of the shot on the left.  The image itself is a fine one, but what I like the … Continue reading

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(Photo of) Vintage Photo(s) of the Day #3

Oops.  I was so busy trying to untangle the plot of Justice League that I almost forgot to do today’s post.  I remembered just in time.  So please accept this photo of two photos: I give official names to all … Continue reading

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(Photo of) Vintage Photo(s) of the Day #2

Did you see yesterday’s post?  If so, you might be interested in the second post in my (Po)VPotD series.  It’s this one right here. I’ve always had a fondness for vintage photographs showing people playing (or at least posing with) stringed … Continue reading

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(Photo of) Vintage Photo(s) of the Day #1

Due to the fact that I don’t currently have access to a scanner, I’ve been forced to take photos of the vintage photos I recently purchased at Fairlook Antiques out here in Seattle.  I didn’t think I’d like the way … Continue reading

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Two kids fought over the glow-in-the-dark rat.

Here are two pictures of this year’s Halloween set-up: The Ghost Piñata made an appearance for the third straight year.  I’m sure he would be a big hit with the younger trick-or-treaters if any of them ever bothered to look … Continue reading

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Grooming the Stars of Tomorrow

I miss writing about music, so I’ve decided to do a quick post in which I rank the top 5 releases put out by Sub Pop Records so far this year.  Here they are all arranged neatly on my front … Continue reading

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Ooaoaaaawaahaaaoooahaoahaaahhh!

That’s the operatic singing I do whenever I look my new cat creamer in its little ceramic face.  I like to think that’s the noise it’s making with its big O-mouth. Beth and I went to the BonBonerie Cafe for … Continue reading

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How to build an Uglydoll mobile for that little Tyler fella…

Do you have too many Uglydoll keychains? Do you also have a new nephew named Tyler who you sort of like?  Do you also oppose the Woodland Animals/Dream Catcher decorative theme his parents decided he was into even before he … Continue reading

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