Rest in peace to my aunt, Gloria Sumner, who passed away in her sleep on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s. She was a very sweet person and I’ll miss her. Continue reading “Rest in Peace, Aunt Gloria”
My hockey team, the Screaming Squirrels, won another ice championship on Aug. 18. Oddly enough, it was only the second time we won in the summer league (as opposed to six in the winter). We finished in second place but dominated the other team, the Wolfe Pack, in the final game.
Recently I started writing obituaries for people I find fascinating. So far, the only people I’ve found fascinating are professional wrestlers. Continue reading “Nikolai Volkoff”
The legendary Frank Oz signed my DVD of his movie, Muppet Guys Talking.
I’m unclear how long Jim Henson and Oz will be remembered and appreciated – let’s hope centuries – but for someone like me, it’s like getting the autograph of a disciple (or, the Jewish equivalent).
Thinkgeek’s The Dark Crystal Chamberlain statue won’t be the crown jewel of any collection, even with in a pose we haven’t seen him before – with a sword, preparing for the Trial by Stone. Compared to some of the other merchandise, like those awful Funko action figures, this one is worth adding to the display case alongside the other higher-quality pieces. Continue reading “Thinkgeek’s The Dark Crystal Chamberlain Statue”