Category Archives: Captain’s Log

posts about my life

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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To Thank

Today is that day on which American’s stop, eat more food than they should, watch a damagingly physical game that bewilders the rest of the world, and give thanks for things they possess and events in their life. As traditions … Continue reading

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Untitled October

I’ve been more depressed lately. I don’t know why, except to say that depression ebbs and flows, like the ice tides on a long dead moon. Creeping first from one position, then settling in to a new orientation, pulled perhaps … Continue reading

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A Toy Story

Twenty-two years ago, Pixar released it’s first feature film, a delightful romp through childhood from the perspective of the toys children play with, and history was made. I was eight years old, but the characters and the animation delighted me. … Continue reading

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checkUp twenty17: August

Just so you know, August was a flustercluck. Here goes: Each month it is my task to accomplish:¬†#1: Writing, #2: Reading, #3: Building, #4: Art and #5: Activities. So, how did I do in August? #1. Writing. I wrote twice … Continue reading

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Star Wars: The Phantom Confession

“At last I will reveal myself to the internet. At last I shall have catharsis.” – Darth Me The Phantom Menace¬†premiered in theaters on May 19, 1999. I had just turned 12 two months before and I was ecstatic to … Continue reading

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