These are so useless and non-practical but oh so cute and geeky! Anyone who knows me knows my love for Star Wars.
Only the Yoda/Vader/Trooper pack please, for either my birthday or Christmas, thanks. I hear all the Targets near my house are out.
Just playin’ around with light. I’m so new to this. Anyone have feedback?
This is a sumo wrestler hammer that my friend Kennis gave me back in college when she came back from Japan. It squeaks when you hammer or squeeze it.
Anyone remember the Garbage Pail Kids? They were designed to parody the Cabbage Patch Kids.Â My sibs and I used to collect GPK cards for some reason. Not sure why. Maybe it was because I never could afford a Cabbage Patch doll. Anyhoo, found some images by Luis Diaz, one of the original GPK artists. Good times….good times.
For all my geeky friends (and much of my family)…
How to determine if you are an engineer:
The only jokes you receive are through email (OUCH)
At Christmas, it goes without saying that you will be the one to find the burnt-out bulb in the string of Christmas lights.
Buying flowers for your girlfriend/boyfriend or spending the money to upgrade your RAM is a moral dilemma
If you find that you have to often explain how to use the gifts you have given other people.
Everyone else on the Alaskan Cruise is on deck peering at the scenery, and you are still on a personal tour of the engine room
In college, you thought Spring Break was metal fatigue failure
The Salespeople at Circuit City can't answer any of your questions
You are always late to meetings
You are at an air show and know how fast the skydivers are falling
You are next in line on death row in a French Prison and you find that the guillotine is not working properly, so you offer to fix it.
You bought your wife/husband a new CD ROM drive for her birthday
You forget to get a haircut (for 6 months!)
You can quote scenes from any Monty Python movie
You can type 70 words per minute but can't read your own handwriting
You can't write unless the paper has both horizontal and vertical lines
You comment to your wife/husband that her straight hair is nice and parallel
You go on the rides at Disneyland and sit backwards in the chairs to see how they do the special effects
You have Dilbert comics/paphanelia displayed anywhere in your work area
You have ever saved the power cord from a broken appliance
You have more friends on the internet than in real life
You have backed up your hard drive
You have never bought any new underwear or socks for yourself since you got married.
You have used coat hangers and duct tape for something other than hanging coats and taping ducts
You know what http:// stands for
You look forward to Christmas only to put together the kids' toys
You own one or more white short-sleeve dress shirts
You see a good design and still have to change it
You spent more on your calculator than you did on your wedding ring
You still own a slide rule and you know how to use it
You think a pocket protector is a fashion accessory
You think that when people around you yawn, it's because they didn't get enough sleep
You wear black socks with white tennis shoes (or vice versa)
You window shop at Radio Shack
You're in the backseat of your car, she/he is looking wistfully at the moon, and you're trying to locate a geosynchronous satellite
Your checkbook always balances
Your laptop computer costs more than your car
Your wife/husband hasn't the foggiest idea of what you do at work
You've already calculated how much you make per second
You've ever tried to repair a $5 radio
Your four basic food groups are: 1. Caffeine 2. Fat 3. Sugar 4.Chocolate
Wendy wrote about being attacked by a bird, I couldn’t help but imagine how funny it would have looked. But I never would have pictured a pigeon attack like this.
We got back from LA last night at 3 am. The drive didn’t seem to long since we had a full car and we made a couple stops at a few Burger Kings for those
toys. I can proudly say we managed to hit all the Burger King restaurants along highway 5 between the Bay Area and LA. Oh, and I also finally ate at Roscoe’s Chicken and Waffles. Soo good yet sooo bad for you. Continue reading