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A Breaking Bad/ Las Humanas Analogy

(draft)Vince Gilligan may have used Native American history as sardonic commentary on the follies of his own anti-hero, Walter White. If his wasn't a conscious choice, it nevertheless serves.This is an extension of the same line of thought regarding m...

Alison Toon
The Red Paintings: a review

Dec 4, 2014
The Red Paintings: a review

Trash McSweeney, The Red Paintings, SacramentoLast night, I was at the Ace of Spades to photograph and to review The Birthday Massacre... not expecting to be hijacked by one of the support acts. Right in the middle of the show, The Red Paintings. Quirk...

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All Squared Up
It’s seventy degrees, break out the hats!

It’s seventy degrees, break out the hats!

After yesterday's deluge (a new rainfall record at Sacramento airport) today felt like Hawaii. Wrapped up in boots and my raincoat, the temperature in my car said 68 hot humid degrees outside. Just perfect for tomorrow's craft fair to sell wooly scarve...

Marc Valdez Weblog
Caving

Under the weather. So far under the weather I may as well be a spelunker.

Marc Valdez Weblog
Things That Make You Go Hmmmmmm….

I was puzzled by what I saw at Target: a fellow wearing "Hello, Kitty!" pajama bottoms. His girlfriend wore a wool "Toy Story" poncho.

Marc Valdez Weblog
Surprised By Rainbows!

Driving to Yuba City yesterday at about noon, I was struck by all the rainbows. Rainbows are scarce at noon. In general, the sun has to be low on the horizon to see rainbows, and noon isn't the time. EXCEPT when you are approaching winter solstice! The...

Marc Valdez Weblog
Can’t Praise "Mockingjay – Part I" Enough!

Easily, the best movie of 2014:I like how they put Lorde in charge of the soundtrack. The girl from Devonport (NZ) is the perfect choice!

Just Paint It
Free Christmas Wreath Watercolor Printable

Dec 4, 2014
Free Christmas Wreath Watercolor Printable

Christmas-Wreath-PrintableMake your own holiday decoration or gifts with this free watercolor Christmas wreath printable I painted. Enjoy!

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Chronicles of Nothing
LEGO Christmas decorations: Winter village ideas

LEGO Christmas decorations: Winter village ideas

My dad is a big fan of winter villages. He collects the Department 56 buildings and creates fun scenes that are full of Christmas spirit. It’s something many people do. My husband does the same thing, but with LEGOs.  LEGO Christmas decorations: sets and seasonal So far, I’ve seen a Winter Village Market (or...

Chronicles of Nothing
Winter Beverages: Baileys Irish Cream and Coffee

Winter Beverages: Baileys Irish Cream and Coffee

Back when I was younger, I thought Irish Coffee was Baileys Irish Creme mixed with coffee. Obviously, I was wrong, but Baileys Irish Cream and Coffee is a good drink. It reminds me of winter time and coziness. Personally, I like Baileys Irish Cream on the rocks as an after dinner drink/dessert, but it...

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