December 25, 2013 – Even though the front porch, motion-controlled Santa Train layout was retired last year, The Santa Train is back!
Have you chosen the fontage for the letterage on your signage? Did a simple and direct word like ‘sign’ really need a pompous alternative like ‘signage’? Is there any occasion when ‘sign’ or signs’ doesn’t work?
So you have decided that your 12-sided, 1:24 scale gazebo needs to sit on a base that will allow the townfolk a better view of the Symphonic Quartet. And further, you want a stone base. How do you do that? Follow along HERE and find out in my 4-page tutorial, complete with smart aleck comments.
The speculation is over; on January 17, 2013, Karen and I drove to the North American International Auto Show to see the newly announced 2014 Corvette – the first of the Seventh Generation of America's Sports Car. More HERE.
Our grandson Kyle leaves on Monday August 27, 2012 for Marine boot camp. On Monday August 13, 2012, we took a road trip in my Corvette to the Corvette Assembly Plant and to the Corvette Museum, both in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Before the plant tour, I mentioned to the tour people about Kyle's boot camp coming up, so they arranged for him to be the first to start a brand new 2013 Corvette 60th Anniversary Special Edition convertible on the assembly line, to do some some test procedures and to rev the engine. It was a great thrill for him (and for me).
“Never try to teach a pig to sing. It's a waste of time and besides it annoys the pig.”
― Robert A. Heinlein
"The only reason for time is so that everything doesn't happen at once." – Albert Einstein
…the fewer the soup." (You can learn a lot from a Navy Cook Second Class.)