Bats in the Belfry

For the last five years, my family and I have lived off the beaten path – in a beautiful country style home set in the midst of the deep, dark woods. Situated in central Massachusetts, just South of Worcester and riding the crest of the Connecticut border, we’ve found one of those increasingly rare havens…

Pug Ugly

I ran across this article over at The Onion and thought I’d pass it along as an important safety notice. Hey, this Blog can’t be all Celebrity Miis, all the time. Sometimes I have to serve the public trust. Anyway, true to form, the master humorists at The Onion have written a pitch-perfect satire of…

LEGO Lore – Spiderman 2

In what is becoming a persistent theme on OB1og, Scooby Speak and The Ed Zone, I offer another LEGO astonishment. There’s something inherently cool in this mash-up of the innocent LEGO aesthetic with pop-culture antics. In past posts, we’ve seen LEGO Doom, LEGO Duck Hunt, LEGO suicides and many others. Anyway, my buddy Joe isn’t much of a gamer, but last year he…

The Experiment

  Editor’s Note – This is all just a little experiment of mine. If you think you have already read this post, I assure you, it’s all in your mind. What we ‘scientists’ call, deja vu. If you haven’t read this post, read on and enjoy. In parsing through the pages of my life, I have…

The Adventures of Gutt & Pole – Issue #0

The older I get, the more I grasp the concept of tempus fugit. Time flies, baby. After all, here I am in late July – the year more than half over – and stunned by how quickly each page seems to tear itself from the calendar. When I was a kid, the summer seemed so…

Speak n’ Spell

They’re A – E – I – O – U. They’re the vowels. They’re the glue. That’s a few lines from Leap Frog’s Talking Words Factory DVD – a disc that is in heavy rotation in my home, as Colin absolutely adores Leap, Tad, baby sis Lilly and the rest of the amphibious alphabet aficionados….

Big Fat Geek Meddling

Some time last month, my cousin Jason proposed we guest Blog on each other’s sites; he’d drive The Ed Zone and I’d steer the good ship Biggerboat. The trick was in figuring out the right occasion to do so. With April Fools on fast approach, I thought it might be a clever idea to guest…