Monthly Archives: May 2012

Screaming Legs

Memorial Day weekend is my favorite 3-day weekend of the year. It’s the kickoff of summer, all three days are packed with great bbq-ed food, Sunday doesn’t feel rushed because there isn’t any school the next day, Monday is an … Continue reading

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The Rocketeer

CJ has been changing weekly, sometimes even on a daily basis. He learned to roll over about a month ago, and now he’s rolling over whenever he gets the chance. Some kind friends let us borrow their jumper and now … Continue reading

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My TAKE SHELTER Review

When I first read about the premise for Take Shelter, I was instantly drawn to its survival, disaster, and apocalyptic themes. The small film stars Michael Shannon as an every man blue collar construction worker named Curtis who lives in … Continue reading

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My CHRONICLE Review

I had written back in February that I wanted to see the film Chronicle on my birthday, but I didn’t think the wife would enjoy watching a bunch of teenagers and their melodrama, so I oped for archery instead, and … Continue reading

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My AVENGERS Review

Let me start off by saying that aside from Marvel taking the initiative to make their own films in-house, I thought their decade long plan was insane. I liked Iron-Man 1 for the most part, I disliked Iron-Man 2’s foolishness, … Continue reading

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30+1

Today, my blog is one year old. I originally started my blog as a means for my son or children to get to know their dad and his past a little bit better. I have always been fascinated by my … Continue reading

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I Need Your Clothes, Your Boots, And Your Motorcycle

So I love toys. I’ve always loved toys, but more so now than in my primitive years because back then I didn’t know what was really out there besides GI Joe’s and Transformers, and the sculpting and attention to detail was nearly nonexistent, but … Continue reading

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Pinball

So back in February, a few guys caught the Linsanity bug and began an after-church basketball league. For the past month, they’ve been playing ball to see if there was interest and then held a private four team draft. Yesterday … Continue reading

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Net

Last Sunday we attended a friend’s birthday party at Gyroworld in Flushing. It was our second time there, but our first was cut short because we had an appointment to go to, so this time around we were excited to … Continue reading

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Inspection

Had to take the car in this morning for its annual state safety/emissions inspection. For the past two years I’ve been going to Manner Motors in Astoria because they’re cheap, timely, and most importantly honest and trustworthy, plus they’re Chinese. … Continue reading

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