Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! Here’s Nine Green Things I Love!

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:

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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

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Halloween Countdown 2017: Booger Hollow!

Today I went to visit my dad in Blairsville, up in the north Georgia mountains. Very close to his area is a little town(?) called Booger Hollow, and this time I was determined to snag some evidence.

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The sign out front of the one convenience is the best! Although I swear it used to have a ghost on it.
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Aha! Found a pic online of the old sign,
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It’s even on the street sign!
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Here I am in good ol’ Booger Hollow!
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Dad and me.  I have never given this man any reason to be proud of me…I’ve pretty much failed at everything he had hoped I would be. But I know he likes me because he said he wore his shirt today especially for me!

Halloween Countdown 2016: A Visit to Randy’s Pumpkin Patch!

There’s a pumpkin patch I’ve meant to visit every year near where I worked today. Finally went. I took lots of pics, as I had the whole place to myself. I imagine it has a lot more energy on a cool fall evening, but it was still fun to look at everything. I am generally not a fan or today’s inflatable ornament overload, but some of the ones this guy had are quite funny.

Fun and Frolicking: Renn Fest 2016!

So Steve and some of our pals(Blue,Orangebird, JoJo and J )went to the Georgia Renaissance Festival a few weekends ago, and I went again with another set of friends(Phrog and Dooflunkey) yesterday. When I go, I love to go on a “creature hunt”, since monsters of all description are all around in the art and flags and crafts and tapestries and statuary and so forth. Here are some of my finds: