Archive for October, 2005

Yahtzee! Score Cards

( Fun! )

Yvonne & I played a game of Yahtzee with Caleb this afternoon. That was the first time I’d played a non-computer game of Yahtzee in years, and its funny how different the experience was. With the digitized versions it seems that the roll of the dice isn’t as random as it should be — some […]

Volga V-12 Coupe

( Cars! )

Here’s a link to a Car & Driver article about a one-off hand-built beauty of a car based on a BMW 850CSi, built buy the Russian firm A:Level. I find this thing really interesting for a couple of reasons; first, because the guy who commissioned it wanted it to look like an old-style Gaz Volga, […]

The Bruce Weiner Microcar Museum

( Cars! )

The Bruce Weiner Microcar Museum in Madison, Georgia, has got to be the mac-daddy of micro cars. Some of these things are so cool, like this 1960 Isetta. I’d love to have one of these things, or better yet, I’d love to build one. Or something like it. The microcar concept is pretty simple; getting […]

Carve A Pumpkini!

( Fun! )

You can carve your own pumpkin! Just click here! Happy Halloween!

I Made Google Sightseeing!

( Links )

I submitted a Google Maps link to Google Sightseeing for the Heartland Country Corn Maze, and a-MAZE-ingly they put it up! — Patterns

( Links ) has a boatload of free pumpkin carving patterns in pdf format. Some are very cool!

FindSounds – Search the Web for Sounds

( Links )

FindSounds – Search the Web for Sounds, “a free site where you can search the Web for sound effects and musical instrument samples.”

Wubba Wubba Wubba

( Family andLinks )

Wubba Wubba Wubba is a web presence run by Pat Rooney, first cousin o’ mine. Pat is a graphics guy, living in Hawaii (I guess somebody’s gotta live there!) and does a fair bit of photography on the side. Lots of nice photos. Pat also hosts a page for Tim. Tim is the host of […]

Espar Heater Systems

( Cars! )

ESPAR HEATER SYSTEMS builds gasoline and diesel fired heaters for water cooled vehicles. It sounds like a great deal; teamed up with a timer, you can set it up to warm things up for you on cold mornings without having to run the motor. It uses only a fraction of the fuel an idling engine […]