Monthly Archives: July 2019

Bag of Randomness for Wednesday, July 31, 2019

As most of you know, I work from home. It’s summer, so the kids are around and I interact with them throughout the day. Yet, without fail, when I log off my work computer for the day and walk downstairs, … Continue reading

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Shooting a Video with a World War 1 Lens (100 years old)

This lens spent 100 years in the dark, the last thing it captured must have been the horrors of World War I … I think it was time to use it for something more light and positive. I took this … Continue reading

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Bag of Randomness for Monday, July 29, 2019

For WifeGeeding’s birthday a few weeks ago, I bought tickets to a masquerade ball murder mystery dinner, which we attended Friday evening. I was pleasantly surprised how most of the 120 plus people were dressed up for the theme. Yet, … Continue reading

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Penn Jillette (Penn & Teller) Reviews Magic Tricks in The Prestige, Arrested Development and More

Legendary magician Penn Jillette reviews some of the most iconic magic tricks in cinema, from the dramatic illusions in The Prestige and The Illusionist to the comedic tricks in Ant-Man and The Wasp and Arrested Development. Learn how realistic some … Continue reading

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Bag of Randomness for Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Random fact about Britain’s new prime minister, Boris Johnson, he was born in New York City. When David Letterman had a show on CBS, he was a guest when he was London’s mayor and for some reason, I remembered that … Continue reading

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I’d probably react just like that kid

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Bag of Randomness for Monday, July 22, 2019

Here’s a fun bit of presidential trivia – President Richard Nixon’s “I’m not a crook” speech took place at Disney World, specifically at the Contemporary Resort hotel. I’m sure most folks are aware as vice-president, Nixon attended the grand opening … Continue reading

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Bag of Randomness for Friday, July 19, 2019

I notice odd little stuff. We ate at McDonald’s recently and noticed the plastic drink lid has changed, and I’m pretty certain this is the first lid change in decades. A little research led me to LidWorks, the company which … Continue reading

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For my fellow fans of “Stranger Things” and “Magnum, P.I.” (The Tom Selleck and only valid version)

And the original, just in case you wanted to compare.

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Bag of Randomness for Wednesday, July 17, 2019

I’d like to wish a very happy birthday to my friend, Brent. Amazon must be working their delivery driver pretty hard, they dropped a package off at my doorstep at 10:28 PM last night. I know it wasn’t a neighbor … Continue reading

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CBS News is Livestreaming the Original Apollo 11 Launch Broadcast in Real Time

CBS News is currently livestreaming its original broadcast from fifty years ago, when the original Apollo 11 crew launched from Kennedy Space Center. What makes this neat is they include original 1960s commercials, so it will be a neat trip … Continue reading

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Bag of Randomness for Monday, July 15, 2019

Because of a Groupon email, I decided to get a massage since my back has been a bit tight. While the masseuse was working on my back, she must have come across a pimple. She centered on it a bit, … Continue reading

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