We interrupt this update to being you a picture of a cute blue birdhouse.
That little "thank you" you're hearing right now is coming from your soul.
Sunday, in the Mazda post, I promised cuteness and awesomeness in the Monday Rambles post, but there was no post on Monday. (Boo, me!) Let me make up for the lapse now. Also, let me assure you that there will be a Ramble this coming Monday. I'm not sharing everything in this update to make sure it happens. Sneaky me.
Anyway, as to cuteness and awesomeness, prepare to be blown away. I hereby present:
|The idea is get you to look up nerdy Japanese terms.|
KAIJU AND SENTAI (AND MECHA)
|This whole set folds up into its own little carrying case|
It can be a really good source for manga and anime, both untranslated and translated, which is one of the reasons I like to go. Another is the availability of really cool imported toys (like the above) at not imported prices. It was well worth going.
I've been doing more diving into the renovation dumpsters up and down the street. Well, except for the one that is too tall to get into. I mentioned this mirror before, but I wanted to share a pic after I got it cleaned up. It's a beauty.
It's also quite heavy. And was found at the bottom of the hill. The cool, heavy stuff is always at the bottom of the hill. The dumpster was full, but this mirror was laid neatly on top, as if the demo folks wanted someone to find and take it home. Glad to accommodate.
I found these counterweights at the same house on the way to the bus yesterday. I also seem to have a knack for finding awkward heavy things when I am on the way to catch the bus. All I had to try and carry them in was a plastic leopard print bag. If you can't be practical, be fabulous!
As I mentioned above, I have been working pretty much non-stop for the past week re-doing the booths. After seven days, four of which were entire days, I am still not done. I needed a break, however, so I stayed home today.
Here's a preview. More pics to come when I'm done. In the back on the right, you can see the new Wall of Canisters that I created! It's been an exhausting week, but I've had some interesting meetings with some of my regular customers. I'll write more about that on Monday.
A little girl of about eight or nine pointed to this Raggedy Ann doll and yelled: "Hey Mom! Look at this clown!" What are they teaching kids these days?
More to come!