Using my blog to try and make the world a better place. If I can help someone forget their troubles for a few minutes a day, it's all worth it.

Friday, April 30, 2010

True:

When I was 5 yrs old (circa. '73), the girl who lived across the street from us had a large Dawn Doll collection. She also had a habit of sticking small things, including Dawn Doll shoes, up her nose, and then blowing them out and seeing how far she could shoot them across the room. Once she stuck a pea up her nose, but she shoved it up a little too far and couldn't get it out. She didn't tell anyone until it started to rot. Her mom ended up taking her to the outpatient to have it surgically removed. To this day I bring it up from time to time to tease her.

Um, if you say so...

Nothing's quite as pretty as Mary in the morning
When through a sleepy haze I see her lying there
Soft as the rain that falls on summer flowers
Warm as the sunlight shining on her golden hair,
aah-umm
When I awake and see her there so close beside me
I want to take her in my arms, the ache is there so deep inside me
Nothin's quite as pretty as Mary in the morning
Chasing a rainbow in her dreams so far away
And when she turns to touch me I kiss her face so softly
Then my Mary wakes to love another day,
aah-umm

Thursday, April 29, 2010

All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.

"Honey, I'm home...."
I haven't been around for awhile because my computer broke down. It's working again and I'm back. I've really missed you all. Even Ann...

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Sunday, April 18, 2010

Sunday House Plan:

I'm a huge fan of architecture, and there are a few home plan websites I look at from time to time. So my new feature for this site is the Sunday House Plan. You can find the above plan HERE.

Saturday, April 17, 2010

1973 Magic Shot Shooting Gallery:


I spent hours playing this thing (actually, I had it for a few years and played it quite frequently). It was one of my all-time faves. To this day I have no idea how the gun was able to shoot the bb's from the other side of the plexi-glass...

Friday, April 16, 2010

Random:

I've never had a Big Mac. That whole "special sauce" concept really turned me off... I just couldn't get past it..

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Don't Spill The Beans:

This is another game I had. For some reason my folks liked buying me multi-player games, even though I was an only child in the 70's. I think I got this around the same time I got Don't Break The Ice. Personally, I liked Don't Break The Ice alot better. Maybe it was a subliminal thing because as a kid I hated beans...

Sunday, April 11, 2010

I didn't know it, but...

... in 1973 Paul Lynde had his own tv show. Not that it surprises me, it seems everybody had their own show back then..

Friday, April 09, 2010

I wish I could remember what happens in the above scene. I know I've seen it, this show was always on my top 10.

Thursday, April 08, 2010

How they dance in the courtyard, sweet summer sweat. Some dance to remember, some dance to forget.

So I called up the captain: "Please bring me my wine." And he said: "We haven't had that spirit here since nineteen sixty nine." And still those voices are calling from far away - wake you up in the middle of the night, just to hear them say: "Welcome to The Hotel California. Such a lovely place, Such a lovely face".
They livin' it up at The Hotel California. What a nice surprise, bring your alibis.

Saturday, April 03, 2010

Last post for a few days:

Heading to Cape Cod tomorrow. This'll be my last post 'til I get back. Happy Easter to all (c:

Friday, April 02, 2010

Wile E. Coyote

It was never specified what the gender of Wile E. Coyote was, but I'm assuming he's a male, because only a guy would try something so stupid..

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