Author Archives: PhilRedbeard

About PhilRedbeard

I'm just a simple man, trying to make my way in the universe. I write about what interests me.

a dusty road, indeed

The door creaks open, and the light behind me breaks into broken shafts illuminating the darkness ahead. Swirls of this and bits of that dance in to and out of those bright beams. A thick layer of dust lays upon … Continue reading

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60 Brick by Brick: Portrait 2.0

I didn’t have any idea about this week’s #60BrickbyBrick until I was bumming around Target a few days ago and found an old LEGO polybag containing a minifigure I hadn’t previously been able to acquire. Then, with my new street … Continue reading

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#Birthday31

Here is a brief list of what I would like for my birthday, should you feel compelled to gift me something on the occasion of my thirty-first. These first three are a little expensive, and so might make good group … Continue reading

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60 Brick by Brick: Portrait 1.0 (and 1.5)

If you’ve been following along my blog, then you know I am working on a #60BrickbyBrick challenge, wherein I build a new something each month from one of the 60th anniversary sets by LEGO, and in the off weeks, continue … Continue reading

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60 Brick by Brick: Build 0.1

I posted earlier today about LEGO, and without rehashing, this is my first LEGO build of my #60BrickbyBrick challenge. To read what I’m on about, hit the LEGO link at the top of the page and find the article “Brick … Continue reading

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Brick by Brick: 60 Years in the Building

This year is the 60th anniversary of the LEGO brick. As any of you know who know me, I love LEGO. I find it interesting that I have been around for half the life of the LEGO brick given how … Continue reading

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Self-Improvement

It is the quiet of morning and I am listening to one of my favorite film scores (Pirates of the Caribbean) and am contemplating life. Last week, I was challenged on Twitter* to examine my life and discuss the intentional … Continue reading

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