Tag Archives: fun and games

what’s the deal with the mint green?

A few days ago, we discussed the Mint Green Outfits being worn by the Belgian national team in the current Euro 16 association football tournament. You may recall that I felt there was something slightly untoward about grown men running … Continue reading

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for red and the dragon!

Euro ’16 Quarterfinal: Wales 3 – Belgium 1 “(They) sent those players for a pie and a cup of coffee.”- post match commentary.

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football talk 2

More football talk from those great British commentators.   This entry features some examples of the crisp and concise school, taken from that very interesting game between England and Iceland that ended the round of sixteen at this year’s Euro … Continue reading

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football talk 1

The best thing about watching international level football (soccer, to Americans, aka Association football, aka The Beautiful Game) is catching a game being covered by the old school British commentators. These guys have seen thousands of games in person and … Continue reading

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go … mint green devils?

Football time continues. I haven’t been writing about it much (yet), but I’ve been following both the Copa América, ending tonight, and Euro 2016, currently in the round of sixteen. One of my favorite teams in the latter is Belgium, … Continue reading

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crazy dollar store shark

Today on the blog: Crazy Dollar Store Shark’s Tiny Dollar Store Squares! (A big thanks to Tiny Dollar Store Shark for acting as our model for today’s phone camera photo shoot: he’s an inspiration to us all, a true Dollar … Continue reading

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from the want list

I think I am probably  not alone in wanting one of these. If that’s what I get for being a Space Cadet, then sign me up. Also, the neckerchief. That’s pretty awesome.

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and you thought it had no practical use:

(found at Wal-Mart today by someone who knows me, and this blog, too well.)

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tatra snaps

You saw its formal portrait yesterday, that silver Tatra 600 Tatraplan of 1950.  Here are a few snapshots of the same beautiful model.  Yes, it sports a bumper sticker, but don’t worry: “Jak se màš?” translates from the Czech* as … Continue reading

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thanksgiving creativity 2

Happy Thanksgiving! I made you all the traditional Thanksgiving gift, a handprint turkey.  Or as traditional as you can get without the proper materials, which are construction paper, crayons, and white glue.  I have the last two but not the … Continue reading

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