LEGO VW Bus

Tom & Wendy got me a LEGO VW Bus a few years ago, and I had all the pieces sorted in bowls and a muffin tin sitting under the guest bed. Found it while tidying and realized: 1.) Oh, that’s where all my bowls are and 2.) I should finish this. Man it was fun […]

Lego thing

Here’s how to enjoy The Art of the Brick when it comes to your city: when you’re corralled at the beginning and forced to watch the video explaining the art of it all, wear headphones and listen to music. It will make the rest of the exhibition all the much more enjoyable if you don’t […]

Seven

My studiomates have a son, and he is now seven years old. Soon? He will be able to beat me at videogames and I will officially be very, very old. I’m optimistic for the world he is finding. Not just because they’ve mixed Legos and Star Wars. Because of most everything else*. * Save for […]

He knew it was called an AT-ST and I didn’t

I’m not sure it’s considered babysitting if it lasts for 2 hours, but that’s what went down. It flew by thanks to equal parts: 1. Lego VW bus assembly (nowhere near complete) 2. Super Mario World classic SNES game 3. Breaking out old Star Wars toys 4. Annie’s cheddar bunny snack mix and soda water. […]

Lego Friends

I don’t spend much time lamenting the Lego of yore. You know, where you had a box of fairly basic geometric shapes that when put together formed a thing. They’ve not been replaced, these basic kits are still around. But alongside these sets are more complex endeavors with injection-molded bits that curve to fit the needs […]

Lego store

Again with the Lego

I filled up a little cup of choice bricks at the Lego store up in Kenwood. I figure they’ll make a nice centerpiece or curio thing to leave out on the coffee table.

“No more pictures” she said.

And I obliged, putting down the camera and getting back to the good stuff: Playing games, making dinosaurs, drawing valentines and eating cookies.

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