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.

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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A Few Poems

In a bout of creativity, I wrote a few poems. I thought I would share them with the world. First of all, a tribute poem, in free verse, about the death of AOL Instant Messenger, a program I used for … Continue reading

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