Monthly Archives: October 2011

Halloween 2011

In past few years, Joe and I have cooked up increasingly complex costumes for our son Lloyd. It started with the robot costume which had lights which everyone loves. We took what we learned constructing the robot and went with … Continue reading

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The Chicken Heart

No video today. We are going to do something a little different and return to those thrilling days of yesteryear. Follow me as we enter the theater of the mind with a vintage radio drama! I first heard about this … Continue reading

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Frighteningly Tasty!

It’s been a tradition of mine to give the children in my son’s class a head start on their Halloween sugar rush by sending cupcakes to school. Jimmies are involved, as are pumpkins, black cats, witches, skeletons, aliens, and the … Continue reading

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Zippered Pouch

Another way to use up the odd pieces in your fabric stash – the zippered pouch. There are a lot of terrific tutorials online, I used this one. With the holidays right around the corner, these pouches make greats gift. … Continue reading

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Three Guys Walk Into A Bar…

and The Jewish fellow says to the Italian, “The Irish kid’s buyin’! His Old Man’s loaded!“ Spotted at a sidewalk sale in South Philadelphia.

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The Greatest TV Show EVER – Condorman

It’s sort of a delirious combination of the 1966 Batman series, Gatchaman, The Space Giants, James Bond and maybe Yo Gabba Gabba.

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Goblin’ Up Cake

It certainly wouldn’t be Halloween without a cake to celebrate the occasion! This spider topped beauty is giving me a case of Halloween-orexia! It has all of the necessary components of horror – a jack-o-lantern face, a dismembered arachnid, and … Continue reading

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I Was a $1.98 Werewolf

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Dawn of the Regional Do-It-Yourselfers

I wasn’t going to include George A Romero’s 1968 classic because it is too much of an obvious choice. Because of the spate of zombie movies, comedies, remakes and particularly due to the success of The Walking Dead television series, … Continue reading

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Brian C. Williams 1984-2011

Brian C. Williams 1984-2011

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