Luke Skywalker and Captain Kirk … FIGHT!!

When it comes to the discussion of which science fiction franchise tops all – whether it involves the Enterprise and Vulcans and Borg in Star Trek, or the Millennium Falcon and the Jedi and the Sith in Star Wars … well, the choice is up to you.  I love them both with rather equal fervor, and…

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In the Heart of America…

Over the weekend, I’ve gotten more familiar with my recent purchase of an $80 secondhand Singer sewing machine.  So much so, that I’ve actually purchased empty bobbins to load with cotton thread (this machine takes something called a #66 bobbin, whatever that means), and I special-ordered a “walking foot” that fit this sewing machine’s working…

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A vote for Nelson is a vote for America!

A couple of years ago, my best buds Jeremy and Katie adopted a rescued pitbull.  The dog, Nelson, became an integral part of their family.  He’s gone from a life of uncertainty to a life of happiness. And now he has a chance to enjoy a life of publicity.  Or at least a month’s worth.…

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It only took 45 minutes or so…

I recently purchased a secondhand sewing machine for future art projects. Yep, here it is. After much detective work, I found out that my sewing machine is a Singer Merritt 2502C, an introductory standard model. Now I’m sure that a sewing machine expert can look at this thing and determine everything on it.  Me ……

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The video Rex Smith doesn’t want you to see…

So somebody alerted me to this.  I’m not really sure how to react.  But I feel that after what has happened in my past … I need to share this with all of you. There’s something that Rex Smith made back in the late 1970’s.  And it’s now available on YouTube.  Boy, I hope Rex…

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An upcoming auction where you can buy your own recording studio…

There’s an upcoming national auction in mid-April that offers various coin-operated arcade games, trade stimulators, vintage slot machines and other coin-operated memorabilia.  A link to the catalog is here. And while there are plenty of treasures from this auction that I would LOVE to have in my collection, one of the most fascinating pieces available…

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Suddenly that sandwich doesn’t seem as tasty…

I love fish fry sandwiches.  Whether it’s made of haddock or cusk or cod, whether it came from Bob & Ron’s (God rest its soul) or Ted’s (very tasty), I enjoy that tasty, flaky, sweet meal.  I do. So when I saw that a local restaurant had a Friday fish special sandwich, I was intrigued.…

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He finished the race, didn’t he? That makes him a winner too!

I may never understand how dog shows work – I know they’re looking for breeding standards and obedience and all that – but there’s one part of a dog show that I completely get.  That’s when a dog competes in an agility race. You’ve seen these.  The dog will jump over some fences, he’ll run…

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