Howl at the moon, shoot out the light

Had another wonderful evening at Gruene Hall last night. Stepped out on the street just to get the view my crazy talented friend Bill Harrison captured here. (Well I was a bit more vertical maybe.) The hall was built in 1878 and has a rich history. The original sign over the bar read "Den feinsten... Continue Reading →

Bono and Ali are the sweetest thing

Somehow, though I've loved U2 for decades, I've only just learned that U2's song "The Sweetest Thing" (lyrics here) was written by Bono as an apology to his wife, Ali, for missing her birthday back when the band was in recording sessions for "The Joshua Tree" (first album I ever bought on CD). Originally the... Continue Reading →

Live every day like a Beatle!

The calendars for 2010 and for 1965 use the same days, and in honor of my coworkers' upcoming Beatle trivia night, I thought it would be fun to design a printable calendar page saying where the Beatles were and what they were doing in February 1965. Here it is: If my evil plan has worked,... Continue Reading →

Make your own polymer clay cutters

For my buddies on the City-O-Clay polymer clay listing: Here's how I made my DIY "cookie" cutters. (These are intended for cutting shapes in polymer clay; no representation of their food safety is made 🙂 ) Materials: Piece of tin roof flashing, about 49 cents at hardware store Tools: Tin snips, file, pliers (little jewelry... Continue Reading →

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