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.


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.


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.

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.


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


He’s a fan of his own face, lol.


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


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


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.

Posted in Elves Are Everywhere, Homie the Gnomie, In The Neighborhood, Pennsylvania, Rainbows and Dreams, Shamy, Snow, Snow, The Roomie, What happened today, Winter

Today’s Weather Forcast…Snow

Yes it snowed again in Our Town.  These snows have been kind of hazardous for driving.  It is better when the snow has stopped when it’s time to drive to work.  There’s that knowing that the commute home won’t be quite so treacherous.

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That was not the case today.  The Roomie went to work and got out early with both times the driving not such fun times.

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We all arrived home and Sheldon and I got to spend some time playing in the snow.  All in all not a bad snow day 🙂

Posted in Elves Are Everywhere, Homie the Gnomie, Rainbows and Dreams, Thadious, The Hill, What happened today

Elves Weekend!

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This weekend we headed out to the Fall Arts Festival in a nearby village.  It was quite the scene.

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Thad was getting a little stir crazy since he’s been on the mend so I thought it was a good idea to get outside.

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I’ve lived most of my life amongst the Gnomes even though I’m an elf so hanging out with Thad this weekend was pretty cool.  He’s a former Santa Helper (retired) so usually he’s too busy in the fall to do stuff and was loving every minute of the Fall Festival!

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It’s been unusually warm of late but I hear that might change.

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Even with the heat it’s a wonderful time of a year!  Another Autumn adventure for the books!

Posted in Bean, Bjorn Maelstrom, Friends, Morris Arboretum, Pennsylvania, Rainbows and Dreams, The Roomie, Weekend Adventures

A Day With Thomas The Tank Engine

So I got to hang out with the Big, Big Star Thomas the Tank Engine.  He’s kind of serious all the time but other than that I enjoyed our time together.  All though he was really looking at me weird in the photo below.

Me and TTE

Maybe it’s because of MY celebrity status.  I’ve become huge in America and I’m hoping to go Global soon.  The Roomie thought I was being stuck up so she tied me to the railroad tracks for shits and giggles.

I'm waiting for Snidley Whiplash...cue the music!

You would have thought Mr. Conductor would have lent a hand.  Nope…it was lunchtime.

I was checking out the Train Trellis…man that thing was high up in there air!
And then I had another Near-Death-Experience.  It was all good though because Bean saved me.


Next time I take a cab.  Cue the music!



Posted in Bjorn Maelstrom, Hershey, Pennsylvania, Rainbows and Dreams

The Original Willy Wonka

Hershey, Pennsylvania is like an actual place that resembles Willy Wonka’s Hometown.  There’s a big house, a factory and a massive load of chocolate.  I thought I saw Augustus Glup and his friends scrafing down a tone of chocolate on my way into town.

The Chocolate Factory

The Roomie wants to go back and hang out in the park for a bit so I think we will be road tripping in the spring.

I kind of look drunk in this picture.

The View of Hershey from the Hershey Hotel

I’m looking forward to my trip with Bean.  The Roomie’s jealous and I told her to suck it up dork.  Of course she told me that I can just order my own dinner.  Psst…like I don’t know where the take out menus are and how to use the phone, lol.

Posted in Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Rainbows and Dreams, Random Crap

Happy Fifth of July!!!

Okay I’m a day late and a dollar short of the Independence Day celebration.  It’s been so hot here in Philly that I think my nose got sunburned.  The Roomie was all cleaning and doing laundry…what’s up with that?  Any way while she scrubbed away like Cinderella on the day of the ball I played with Photo Booth and ate potato chips.

Celebrity Troll

The Roomie sure gets pissy when you leave potato chip crumbs on the floor where she just vacuumed…sheesh…touchy much!?!  I haven’t said one word about the fact she’s making me listen to Landon Pigg…seriously…Landon Pigg y’all.  OMG!

Posted in Bjorn Maelstrom, Rainbows and Dreams, Random Crap

I Want To Be A Fairy Too

Fairies are so awesome.  They can fly…I can’t.  They have magically powers…okay I have a couple but they are lame.  They crap magic dust…which is kind of gross but it looks like glitter and who doesn’t like glitter.  Well, Mariah Carey might not like glitter since that awful movie torpedoed her acting career and made her want to marry a child.  But I digress, Fairies are fun and cool and I wish I could be one.

I know all those tough guys are like, really dude…you want to be a fairy.  Insert snicker here….and over here.  I’ve learned on the Fjord that being a tough guy just means you are insecure and questioning how tough you really are. Oh and Fairies ROCK snickerdoodle!

Oh hey Tink what's up girl!

I just do not know how to become a fairy and that Peter Pan dude is like flying all over the place being annoying mostly.  He gets mad at me when I call him an elf.  I do it to get his attention but seriously that guy was ground zero for ADHD.  Seriously yo!

So now that I’ve gotten completely off point and I blame Peter Pan for that but the bottom is I want to be a Fairy because they rock!

p.s.  Being Santa Claus wouldn’t suck either.  I wonder how I’d look in a Santa hat?

p.s.s.  I also promise IF I do become a Fairy I will not drink and fly…I’ll just continue to drink and cab.