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New York City… day 2… part 3… male bonding on a molecular level…

Oh yeah, male bonding at its best. So yeah, morning of the second day of our 3-and-a-half day trip to New York. It was pouring rain. My wife and daughter were going shopping, so my son-in-law and I did a … Continue reading

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New York City… day 2… part 2… man, we put a lot of energy into coming up with ways to kill each other… and some fancy butts…

It is amazing, the time and effort and technology we have utilized in the search for more efficient ways to do each other in. Most ancient weapons and sets of armor that still survive belonged to rich people. They had … Continue reading

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New York City… day 2… part 1… more questions than answers…

Keep calm, and don’t lose your head, that is the main thing, right? Why is my son-in-law standing in front of an ancient Roman mosaic floor? And why does he look so much like that guy in the tiles, handing … Continue reading

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Real history; it makes Game Of Thrones look like a boring birthday party for a three-year-old…

Don’t get me wrong. I love that show. Yes, the Red Wedding was gruesome and shocking. Do you have any idea how many millions of people were murdered in World War Two? Dragons raining fire and death from the sky. … Continue reading

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Comic Con… because… wait, Comic Con has aircraft carriers???

No, those are not people wearing aircraft carrier costumes, those are real carriers… San Diego has a big Naval presence… at Comic Con, I saw a lot of navels. I walked around the outside of the convention center, to show … Continue reading

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Comic Con… because… wait… what the heck is that guy in the middle of the picture holding???

Yes, the one by the steam-punk guy… I don’t think that is an inflatable sword… also, notice the pink Darth Vader helmet over at the lower right. Seriously, nobody does photo-ops better than Comic Con. I made my way around … Continue reading

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My daughter is getting married today… but this post is still all about me… HA!

I am falling behind on these posts. These pictures are all from yesterday morning, when I made our younger daughter, Mollie, follow me around the rental house and take pictures of me looking… uh… Captain Morganie??? Since we took these … Continue reading

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