Posted in California, Eddie and Jimmy, Elves Are Everywhere, Homie the Gnomie, Jeff the Clone, Jeff the Clone, Jimmy and Eddie, New Jersey, The Roomie, Weekend Adventures, Wildwood Crest

Going to The Beach

This weekend we went with the Roomies to the Beach.

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Gru has put the word out that all off this is his…you may borrow his beach for a fee.

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It was too cold to go down to the water but after the Nor’easter we got a week ago Homie was shocked that the beach looked this good.

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Jeff the Clone declared this beach superior to his visit to Tatooine.  That was like Death Valley.  No fun!

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Jeff the Clone has decided this is his new house.  Until Gru explained that it is on his beach, thus, it his domain.

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Jimmy and Eddie discuss why they’ve been angry that none of their travels have been included on the blog.  These guys are super famous and stuff.

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Don’t you people know who we are!  We are the drunk guys who gave you the California Trip of 2012!!!!

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Posted in Bjorn Maelstrom, Buddy Christ, Elves Are Everywhere, Files, Homie the Gnomie, In The Neighborhood, Jeff the Clone, Nor'Easter, Norwegian Explorer, Pennsylvania, Snow, The Roomie, Winter

Oh Yay…It Snowed

So in our neighborhood we got 22.4″ of snow from Jonas.  I still think it’s stupid they name the storms.  Now nobody will want a friend named Jonas because that a-hole dropped 2-3′ of snow on the east coast!

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I think that Homie needs a smaller shovel.  It do give him props for giving it a try though 😉

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I was Bjorn of the mountain.  Really there were mountains of snow everywhere after the plows came through.  Crazy stuff this Nor’easter business.

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We decided to have some fun sliding down the hill.  It would be sledding if someone remembered to bring the sled.  I’m not pointing fingers but you’ll recognize him from his thumbs up…BUDDY!

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Homie says he enjoys snow so much more now than when he was a garden gnome/elf.  He’s a big fan of keeping dry and being warm.  We all survived and the next storm to come our way has been changed to a passing rain shower so no more shoveling for a bit.  YAY!!!

Posted in Bjorn Maelstrom, Cleveland, Homie the Gnomie, Ingrid Maelstrom, Norwegian Explorer, Ohio, Summer, The Roomie

Bjorn Maelstrom Visits Ohio – A Christmas Story House

Bjorn has now visited 19 of the 50 States in the USA.  He’s working hard to make it all 50.  This trip was to Ohio.  Specifically the Cleveland area of Ohio.  We started off with a trip to ‘A Christmas Story House’.

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It was a lot of fun!  The house was staged just like the movie…right down to the Lifeboy Soap in the bathroom!

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Bjorn was running around the house with the Red Ryder BB gun.  It was funny.  I kept telling him to be careful not to ‘shoot his eye out’.

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It was an awesome trip.  Bjorn told the Roomie to give it 5 circles on Trip Advisor!

Posted in Cape May, Homie the Gnomie, Jersey Shore, New Jersey, The Fairy Files, The Wildwoods, Vacations Around The Globe, Wildwood Crest

Homie the Vacation Minion!

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SAM_4018 (400x300)I love to sight see more than my roommates.  I went with Bantley to the Lighthouse at Hereford.  It was really neat.  The gardens were beautiful.  The views from the top of the lighthouse were amazing and the view of the ocean was perfect!

When we were in Cape May we went to see the Firehouse.  It’s a free exhibit (so you know I’m in).  Lots of history there.  Also the Roomie was thrilled there was a cut out fireman to stick her face in.  She’s a weirdo.

Although, when we went to the Aviation Museum I did stick my face in the astronaut.  So many cool things this summer.  I wonder what’s going on this fall!

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Posted in Arvid, Bjorn Maelstrom, Homie the Gnomie, New Jersey, Summer, Weekend Adventures, Wildwood Crest

A Taste of Summer

We got to go to the beach last weekend which we’ve been sorely lacking this year.  It was cloudy and windy but you know what…It was AWESOME!

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It was Bantley’s first trip to the beach.  It was smiling the whole time.

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Bjorn Loves the beach and can’t wait to get back there.  Even though there are seagulls.

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I was trying to be creative with the Lifeguards in this picture.  I’m wild like that!

We all can’t wait to go back!  See you soon Ocean!

Posted in Bjorn Maelstrom, Homie the Gnomie, Ingrid Maelstrom, Spring, The Hill, The Roomie

Garden Festival Time!

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The CH Garden Festival was in full swing yesterday even though it rained.  It was still a good day!

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Real flowers against art = Awesomeness!

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The Roomies bought some new Fairy Houses for the multitudes that have gathered at our house.  J is all like “the more the merrier” but that’s because she doesn’t have to share a bathroom with the merrier.  I’m just grumpy today.

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Bjorn digging the stroll.

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Ingrid had a blast.  This was her first Garden Festival.  She enjoyed the May pole Dancers the most.  She said it really reminded her of visiting Teddy in Germany in the Spring 🙂

The crowds eventually showed up and the weather cleared up and we went on to your next activity.  It was a good day 🙂

Posted in Bjorn Maelstrom, Homie the Gnomie, Ingrid Maelstrom, Las Vegas, Nevada, Patches O'Hurley

Vegas Baby!

The Gang joined Bjorn on a mini break to Las Vegas, Nevada.  It was amazing!

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We had a layover in St. Louis.  So technically we were all in St. Louis…totally counts, lol.

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Let’s get to the gaming already!
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Shelly got some really good food at Le Burger Brasserie.

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Bjorn atop of the Stratosphere!

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Vegas was a blast.  Like they say…What happens in Vegas Stays in Vegas, lol!

Posted in Bjorn Maelstrom, Elves Are Everywhere, Files, Homie the Gnomie, Ingrid Maelstrom, Norwegian Explorer, Pennsylvania, Seasons, Snow, Spring, Weather, Winter

Hey Ingrid Hey

Bjorn sister has come to town and she’s liking it so much she has decided to stay.  I’m just an elf/gnome so I’m always a little leery of new comers but I sure do like her.  She’s such a sweet gal from the forest.

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She arrived just as we were having our 17th snow fall of the season.  It may be mathematically spring but the snow makes me think that Winter just doesn’t want to let go.

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Luckily for the Roomie it was more a “pretty” snow than a messy one.

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I love spring like most folks but I’m going to miss the beauty that snow offers.  It’s like the paint to the canvas of a landscape painting.  The warmth will be nice but from this old Elf/Gnome each season brings with it new possibilities, new beauties and new adventures.  I’m glad Ingrid is going to stick around to share all this with us 🙂

Posted in Elves Are Everywhere, Homie the Gnomie, In The Neighborhood, Patches O'Hurley, Snow, St. Patrick's Day, What happened today, Winter

Happy St. Paddy’s Day!

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Patches O’Hurley couldn’t wait to get this day started.  Doing the Irish Jig is his favorite dance so today he is ready to breakout his tap shoes and start Jigging!

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It snowed this morning but the boys feel certain it won’t hinder the festivities planned for later!  Come on people…go get your IRISH ON!!!

UPDATE:

Just in from the Irish Government…Americans Suck and can’t spell.  Being American Elves/Gnomes we are part of that suckage and have fixed the faux pas.  Happy St. Paddy’s Day…y’all!!!