Posted in Bjorn Maelstrom, In The Neighborhood, Nor'Easter, Norwegian Explorer, Pennsylvania, Weather

Niko Came To Town

We had a Nor’Easter come through our part of the globe yesterday.  It could have been a lot worse than the 5.5″ we received.  Niko was very blustery and annoying but his punch was a little on the weak side…thank goodness.

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We had fun playing in the snow but it was back to business.  Today it was still super cold outside but tomorrow they are calling for high 47’s.  YAY!

Posted in Barry, Norwegian Explorer, Poltical People, Random Crap

Tomorrow Is New President’s Day

Tomorrow marks the inauguration of Donald J. Trump as the 45th President of the United States of America.

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Barry wishes 45 Good Luck.  It’s not an easy job.

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The guys and gals who work in this building aren’t very nice to anyone most of the time.

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Bjorn told Barry he would have run for President last year but since he’s a foreigner he can’t.  He knows how Arnie Schwarzenegger feels, DISAPPOINTED.

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He may not be able to be President of the USA but he is Ruler of all Norwegian Explores who are 4″ tall.

Posted in Big Bern, Halloweenie, In The Neighborhood, Morris Arboretum, Pennsylvania, Poets and Madmen, Poltical People, Random Crap, Winter

Everything is Orange or Beige

Today was a grey day with an orangey hue.

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Vinny got to do some painting.  It was grey but not rainy at the moment so he was kind of happy about that.

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Melvin mostly gets out in the autumn months but he said that this winter is more like October than January.

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Bern is feeling the awesomeness of a day well spent outside and at the Morris Arboretum!

Posted in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, Rainbows and Dreams, Vinny, What I Did at Lunch, Winter

A Walk In The Woods

Yesterday the temps were in the 60’s.  Weird for January but after that last polar vortex (Yes, I know this sounds pretentious) it was nice to go outside without bundling up.  I loath it when my face hurts.

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The day was rather gray but who cares when you don’t even have to wear a coat.  I got to do some painting and some thinking.

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Looking down the empty road made me think of that Robert Frost poem The Road Not Taken.

Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,
And sorry I could not travel both
And be one traveler, long I stood
And looked down one as far as I could
To where it bent in the undergrowth;
Then took the other, as just as fair,
And having perhaps the better claim,
Because it was grassy and wanted wear;
Though as for that the passing there
Had worn them really about the same,
And both that morning equally lay
In leaves no step had trodden black.
Oh, I kept the first for another day!
Yet knowing how way leads on to way,
I doubted if I should ever come back.
I shall be telling this with a sigh
Somewhere ages and ages hence:
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference.
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Gosh I love that poem.

Posted in In The Neighborhood, Pennsylvania, Rainbows and Dreams, Vinny, Winter

Vinny Digs Art

Vinny is a bit of an artist in some circles.

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He’s a fan of the blues, the yellows and the oranges.

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He’s a fan of his own face, lol.

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He’s a fan of other people’s faces too…

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Not withstanding…he also has a sense of humor too.

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Vinny hopes you all enjoy art.  Whether in book, canvas or photography there is so much beauty to enjoy.  Take some time to enjoy the view.