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.

Posted in Christmas, Elves Are Everywhere, Fear, Holidays, Mr. Nigel Murray, Pablo, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, The Roomie, Travelers

Christmas Fun – Part 2 – A Christmas Carol

We went with the Roomie to see ‘A Christmas Carol’ at the historic Walnut Street Theater.

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Mr. Nigel Murray loves the theater.  He said it reminded him of his days in London.

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We all wondered if he wore clothing in London?  It’s not a question one just blurts out and he wasn’t being forth coming.

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Pablo gave the show 12 nubs up!  He was loving the songs and chuckling along like the rest of us.  It was a wonderful day In Town.  We are all starting to feel the Christmas spirit!  God Bless us Everyone!

Posted in Autumn, Bjorn Maelstrom, Christmas, Holidays, In The Neighborhood, Norwegian Explorer, Pennsylvania, Seasons, The Roomie, Weekend Adventures

Forced Retirement

It is with sad heart that after 12 years of travel and adventure Bjorn Maelstrom is being forced to retire.  This weekend saw his worst injury today.

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While visiting Historic Hope Lodge to ring in the fun Christmas Season Bjorn suffered another radical amputation.  If you follow his travels you know that he’s lost both hands, his tail, his nose and his hair due to many individual circumstances.  This time he has lost his arm.  He is running out of parts to fall off.

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So for his future safety and under much protest the old boy is now shelf bound.  His family and friends will keep up the travels and adventures but for the foreseeable future Bjorn will be a quiet old man in retirement 😦  This makes us all sad since he was the one who started it all.  Hang in there our Norwegian friend.

Posted in Autumn, Eddie and Jimmy, In The Neighborhood, Pennsylvania, Smurfs, The Chef, The Roomie

Can’t Talk Now…Watching The Crown on Netflix

The Roomie was watching the Netflix hit “The Crown” and got us all hooked.  She’s evil that way.

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Eddie was especially into the mini series.  He went about talking in a British Accent.

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We also suspect he has a crush on The Queen…or perhaps it’s Claire Foy.  He doesn’t seem to differentiate between the two.

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Chef Blue loved the costume but really he wanted to see more food on the table.  The group pretty much all liked it.  Bjorn is sure he would have liked it had he had time to watch.  Instead he was working on his new career.  We have no idea what that means or what that is but Bjorn is happy and that’s all that matters, lol.

Posted in Autumn, Bjorn Maelstrom, Christmas, Fear, In The Neighborhood, Norwegian Explorer, Pennsylvania, The Roomie

Getting Ready For Christmas

Every year the Roomie reads us Charles Dickens “A Christmas Carol”.

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It’s an old-timer kind of tradition but we humor her.

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Fear got all scared because there were ghosts in the story.  No matter how much we tried to assuage him it was for naught.  The little dude is destined to be afraid of everything.  I guess that’s why his name is Fear.