This post is meant for a couple of people in particular, so if you are reading this after visiting my site regularly, that’s okay, just remember that it isn’t a “regular” WeirdCrest post. But this post is to explain my animal care operations, and why can’t travel, keep regular job hours, and..well, why money is always so tight!
I am one of those eternal, materialistic children that still loves getting an Easter basket. My mother used to put together the most amazing, fun little Easter baskets that it was like having a second Christmas. There was nothing big or stupendous or expensive, but she has always had a keen sense of fun and would put the most nifty items in the ones I received all my life.
So, I made a little Target and Five Below trip and assembled a few things I love, and only one thing was over four dollars(the basket). Let’s take a look! (click on the pics for descriptions)
What better way to appreciate a day of wearing green than to celebrate things that are green?
It was hard to narrow down the list, but here are nine green things that I find especially cool:
1) Portrait of Boris Karloff as Frankenstein’s Monster, by Basil Gogos.
The Monster is my favorite of the “classic” monsters. I find the original movie so heartbreaking. Basil Gogos was an American illustrator best known for his portraits of movie monsters which appeared on the covers of Famous Monsters of Filmland magazine, and painted these characters in an amazing array of c Continue reading
I won’t go into the story of Millicent Patrick here, but it needs to be told. This blog tells it much better than I can.
That being said, I thought I would tell you about an interesting little illustration I noticed in an old monster book of mine:
I checked out this book dozens and dozens of times as a child from our library; I just couldn’t get enough of the fantastic illustrations, the far-reaching stories or the fact that it had a monster glossary in the back.
Toylanta was this weekend—it’s a big annual toy convention held in Atlanta over a weekend. It started as a hub for GI Joe collectors but expanded to include vintage toys across the board. I have friends that attend, friends who are vendors, and friends who attend with me, so it was an all-around fab time Saturday! Here are some highlights: