Month: June 2004

Mini Cooper robot!

The Mini Cooper is incredible on so many different levels. I’ll share one. Go to mini.com. You can download a pdf of a giant Mini robot. Very Transformer-esque. Some might fault Mini for stealing a page out of Transformer’s book. I say it’s absolutely brilliant. Robots are cool. I have plans of making my own …

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BIGGIO DROPS THE BALL!

i think Jeff Kent is saying, “I can’t believe Biggio dropped the ball!” The Cubs were losing 5-4 last night when Biggio dropped a routine fly ball in the 7th inning which allowed two runs to score making it Cubs 6 Astros 5. Andrea and I were listening to the game on the radio. Plays …

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SNAKE! SNAKE!

Yesterday, Andrea found a snake in our yard. She thought it was cool. I thought it was cool, too. I was able to run in the house and get my camera. I did a little digging on the internet and I think it’s a Western Ribbon Snake (Thamnophis proximus) More info here. Western Ribbon Snakes …

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weedwackers rule

I bought a weedwacker last week. It’s great. Everyone should have a weedwacker. Don’t have any weeds to wack? or lawns to trim? I hear weedwackers give a nice hair cut, but don’t take my word on that. Actually, it might be interesting to introduce a weed wacker to a wet oil painting.

Batman in Chicago

There’s a casting call for Batman Begins in Chicago tomorrow! Chicagoist.com has more. I also read somewhere that director, Christopher Nolan, is very interested in Lower Wacker for filming. Cool!

find your star wars twin

This site will ask you a series of questions and will tell you which star wars character you are most like. I wound up being Yoda. That’s interesting cuz I used Yoda as the subject for my Christmas card last year.