This was one of those yard sales with dozens of boxes o’crap on tables in the yard, most with no price. They had I think grandma sitting in the carport taking payment. She had no idea what this little box was, pushed the “Yee Haw” button and cracked up. I lumped it in with all… >Read More
The February, 1956 edition of Town Journal magazine predicted cars would be controlled by devices embedded in the pavement. They didn’t see the advances in optics and electronics enabling self-driving cars to use any pavement. Apparently game playing technology was not expected to improve- This family is playing dominos, I think. I don’t think they… >Read More
U&I Sugar had a mascot, maybe only at Christmas? A gingerbread boy, smiling because he doesn’t know that his fate is sealed. This guy was in the 12-1-65 Everett Herald. You could send a U&I label and some money to get a cookie sheet, cake pan, either came with a “Gingerbread Boy Pattern”. (I thought… >Read More
We found this old guy at the animal shelter, looking kinda pathetic because of allergies, according to our vet. We got some pills and eyedrops and special shampoo, now Cody is feeling better. He is enjoying having a back yard, and snoozing on the floor in my office, with no yips and yaps, no parade… >Read More
There are options besides diamonds for engagement and wedding rings. Coal, for example. Or cubic Zirconia. From the planet Zircon. I got my wife one of those color-changing mood rings for her birthday. When she is relaxed, it is blue. When we run into my ex-girlfriend, it turns green. When she is in a bad… >Read More
He were walking around in Studio City and encountered these fun garbage can planters, in the parking lot of an AM/PM, of all places. I think it’s a law in California, all trash receptacles are going green… and whimsical.
I was getting a picture of Daphne with this minion, trying to get a better shot. Should have put it in video, the Minion has a hilarious double-take when after the picture I said, “I need to take another picture! He blinked!”