Monthly Archives: September 2012

Rest in peace Molly

Pretty much all the FaceBook readers already knew as the weekend rolled around, Molly passed away this Friday evening after being diagnosed with terminal cancer only 11 days earlier. I have been in mourning off/on throughout the weekend because it has … Continue reading

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RIP: Herbert Lom

Most people my age recognize him as Chief Inspector Dreyfus, the poor boss of Inspector Clouseau from the original and far superior Pink Panther movies. As a kid, his insane antics were on par with Peter Sellers, probably due to … Continue reading

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Molly update 9/26, the end has been decided

Today I made one of the toughest decisions in my life when I scheduled Molly’s euthanizing (Saturday morning this weekend). I don’t think I had much choice, especially when there was so little spark in eyes as I fed her. … Continue reading

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I nailed eight out of 11

…and one that I missed, I should’ve nailed because I’m a huge fan of the show, still. See how well you do by checking the link here. I’m betting Jose can beat my score due to his time with Channel … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Somara

How I wish it could be under better circumstances and in other ways, our recent trip to Las Vegas was a joint vacation/birthday party. Somara treated herself to firing a Tommy gun (the machine guns from the old gangster pictures, … Continue reading

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Molly update for 9/24

Her weakening has made it easier for me to feed her by myself. Over the weekend it had become a two-person job. People with small pets know the routine of putting the animal into a burrito while another squirts down … Continue reading

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AC/DC Match Screen inspired by Paul Silder!

This pinball machine was the first model Stern rolled out for 2012. The band hasn’t really done anything relevant musically but I feel they were a great choice because AC/DC is a living cartoon. Their songs do loan themselves to little … Continue reading

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Cirque du Soleil: Beatles Love

For Las Vegas ’12, the only show we had planned was Adam Ant but when our awesome concierge (Mike!) offered us Ka or Beatles Love for $20/head, we were like sure. He steered us toward the latter because there weren’t many … Continue reading

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Adam Ant at the Hard Rock (Las Vegas)

I’m going to try to climb out of my sorrow cocoon over Molly by posting some overdue highlights from the Las Vegas 2012 (my eighth trip) vacation. As Summer was getting underway and the opportunity to get away was rapidly slipping, … Continue reading

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I have really let things slide…

Molly’s terminal illness has really sucked the wind out of me. Usually the day after we get home from vacation is a moderately fun day off taking it easy, unpacking, writing up a couple stories and bracing for work the … Continue reading

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