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:

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


Toylanta 2018!!

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:

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Ghostbusters: Ecto Cooler!

The soft drink of mythical proportions is back–Hi-C Ecto Cooler! And we got two cases.

We had never tasted it before, and I have to say I liked it quite a lot. Not too sweet, and oh,so GREEEEEN.

I was in my pajamas with pillow hair when we tried it, so I refused to be photographed, but here we are: