Monthly Archives: July 2011

Pinballz

This new attraction opened last Thanksgiving and we also made a cursory visit a few weeks ago, mainly to make sure we could find it. As a part of my weekend-long birthday celebration we finally had an official visit. Don’t … Continue reading

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Captain America: the First Avenger

Part one of my birthday double feature and final solo piece before next Summer’s upcoming The Avengers. When I was a kid, I used to love the Captain’s 1966 cartoon the most because he had the most guest superheroes teaming up … Continue reading

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Belated 50th birthday to Laurence Fishburne

I debated over this a little since it was yesterday but have decided to go forward because he’s a cool dude with a great resume in Sci-Fi circles. Recently, he was the crazy survivor in Predators, he was the captain of … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Kate!

Closing out the week of Leos is Kate. We’ve been friends since she joined the coffee shop back in ’02 or maybe later. I know it was before I got married due to Kate being my very first victory at … Continue reading

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DC Comics-Chucks set number two

Since I haven’t received any further questions to post on my FAQ page, it seems the only thing I get to change is listing how pairs of Chucks I own. Last year’s 75th anniversary sets were so successful that Converse, … Continue reading

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1986: The Birthday of Anticipation II (Escape to Milwaukee)

As I endured four rather mixed years of high school, I didn’t need much incentive to pursue college. It was probably in my DNA since both parents and one grandparent had degrees. However, working two crappy, minimum-wage service jobs that … Continue reading

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1976: The Birthday of Anticipation

I’ve been boring Somara lately with my reminiscing over 1976. It was a significant time because it was the first time my parents took Brian and me with them on a major vacation. When I mean major, I’m describing a … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to me 2011

Today, it’s my turn to really take the day off and in the words of Bender (who I’m wearing today), to kiss my shiny metal ass. It used to be in better shape but since it is now day five … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Christina!

My awesome friend and fellow Leo celebrates her birthday today! How fitting that I had an interview for a Tier 3 position because she’s a recruiter. This Spring she gave me some pretty impressive pointers when I applied for a … Continue reading

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Happy 71st Birthday Bugs Bunny

My personal totem in the modern world has much to celebrate these days. He’s back on TV with a new show, The Looney Tunes Show, the title isn’t great but what I have seen has been entertaining. Now if they … Continue reading

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