The New Banner? Oh, I Just Threw That Together…

This is probably kinda what it looks like inside my head when I'm standing in line at the DMV.

This is probably kinda what it looks like inside my head when I’m standing in line at Wal-Mart on a Friday night…without the F bombs.

       Did you happen to notice the new banner at the top of the page?  Kinda hard to miss I suppose. I added it a couple of weeks ago but I’m just now getting around to commenting on it.

       I liked the previous banner OK.  But it was never meant to be a long-term thing.  I’d originally composed it as a place-holder for the blog while I was learning Photoshop–until I could come up with something better.  Then a combination of laziness and “Hey, that looks pretty good” took over and it held that place for almost two years.

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Misc. Musings–October 2013

Yes Dear. Of course I love to hear all about your hobby crap.

     What up Nerds? Just sitting here on the couch watching Bama stomp Arkansas like a flaming bag of dog poop on the front porch and pondering what’s up next for Operation Get Off Your Butt.  Thought I’d think out loud and offer a few tid-bits for my seven loyal readers.

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The Nerd Bunker–Tidying Up The Kit Stash

The Kit Stash BEFORE

The Kit Stash BEFORE

     Last Saturday, I partially crossed off one item from my Nerd Bunker “To Do” list. After our fire, I recovered about 45 kits from the closet where I kept them.  All the ones on the top shelf were melted into slag and/or charred beyond recognition, but the ones stored lower survived. Except for the boxes that is. 95% of them suffered water & smoke damage.

     Since we moved in, I’ve been recycling boxes when I get stuff from eBay & Amazon and using them to store those kits. So far, I’ve gotten about 1/3 done but still have a bunch of crushed, warped, soot-covered kits on the shelf, as you can see above.

Operation GET OFF YOUR BUTT–The Nerd Bunker

     Well, Operation GOYB is up and rolling. My plan to quit planning (a contradiction, I know) and get to doing made some progress yesterday (to be detailed in a post tomorrow).  One of my bigger projects around here is converting our outside storage room (5 1/2′ x 11′) into the ultimate hobby workshop (within size & budget limitations). I shall call it…The Nerd Bunker.

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