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Category Archives: Toys

It’s my 42nd birthday today, so I thought I’d take what that number portends and talk a little about my favorite things I’m a fan of. I don’t have the energy (or memory!) I once did to memorize all kinds of facts and figures, so my participation these days is more passive. At the same […]

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I want to talk about The Lego Movie, but I don’t know how to do it without potentially spoiling things. I don’t want to ruin anything for you, so I’m giving you the chance to not read spoilers by putting the spoilers after the poster. If you don’t want to know anything about the movie, […]


How have I made it this long without some sort of “a bunch of little things that don’t deserve their own entry but I have thoughts about just the same” category?  I need a better title, but we’ll go with “miscellany” for now, though I also quite like “salmagundi.” Bulleted for your viewing pleasure: It […]

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It’s been a long week at work and I am beat and braintired and having trouble thinking full sentences.  In fact, if the red squiggly lines didn’t show up to tell me I’d typed something wrong, this post would drive you crazy with the typos and there’d be complaints to the Internet Grammar Police and […]

My 11-year-old nephew is a huge Lego fan. He has more Star Wars Lego kits than actually exist, I think, and he can put many of them together without looking at the instructions, which boggles my mind.  Standard family practice for birthdays and Christmas has been to see if he’s got a Lego wishlist and […]

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