Friday, February 27, 2009

The "Jorge Garcia Project"

I recently found about these neat little figures called Kubricks. They are kind of like Lego people but it's on a whole different level and they're bigger and much cooler. I have a fondness for figures. Not necessarily action figures but I do have my fair share of Austin Powers, Mini-Me's, and Fat Bastards as well as the Sean Astin figures from the LOTR trilogy. Anyway, I learned about these Kubricks and thought they were really kind of neat.
I really liked the fact that there was a series of figures from LOST. Kurin and I watch this show religiously..he actually watches it over and over and over and over...I love it. It's great, it gets you thinking. The plot is so intricate that it occupies your mind for days after watching an episode. Getting back to the figures, I received some. They are "blind-boxed" which means you don't know what you're going to get. The 7 figures that are advertised are: Jack with a gun, Kate with handcuffs, Sayid with a walkie-talkie, Sawyer with a book, Locke with a knife, Charlie with a guitar and Hurley with a CD player. There are also 2 unadvertised figures but I won't get into that now.

I ended up with more than one Hurley which was very exciting and the spark for my idea. I read Jorge Garcia's blog daily. Mr. Garcia plays Hurley on LOST. He seems so normal that it's really cool. He blogs about his dog Nunu, his vacations, it's just a really neat blog and he seems to be a great, down to earth guy..just like Hurley on the show (only he doesn't see dead people in real life..I don't think - hahaha). On his blog, he also freely gives out the address to contact him and I believe he has mentioned that he tries to answer them all himself.

So, it may not be such a big "project", but I am going to send my extra Hurley to him and see if he can maybe sign the box or figure (even though it's kind of small) and maybe take his picture with it or something for me. I don't know exactly what I'm going to do but I hope it's cool. I'll post more when I figure it out. I hope to wrap this up this weekend.

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Work, Entrepreneurship and Baby Dragons

So today has been a good day at work. Well, not really but yes really. The not really is that Kerry went home sick which is sad and I've had no one to talk to all day (except Danielle when I manage to go across the parking lot to the other building but it's pouring rain..or was and I didn't feel like it much and this is probably the longest run-on sentence ever).
However, the good part is that I got to do some fun stuff that I haven't been able to yet and that was enjoyable. Also, I'm constantly thinking about ways to be crafty (more for Danielle than I) I just don't have the talent but I love to find ideas or suggest things to her and she whips it out and that makes me almost as happy as making things myself. So I had a pretty neat idea today and I hope we can both accomplish this idea because it's short and sweet and could possibly bring in a little moohla.
In other and dad are off to Sin City tomorrow. They are off to Vegas to go to a conference that my mom is attending for work and daddy's tagging along. This means that Emily gets to stay with her Great-Grandma Gay tomorrow. Ooh! That will be a nice change for her. I think my dad is going to have a hard time though. He's going to be having Emily withdrawl as well as Lily (aka baby dragon) withdrawl. Lily is my parents' miniature pinscher who is more pinscher than miniature if you catch my drift. She's adorable but obnoxious at the same time. I love her, she's my sister.
So, I am still hoping to post more. I just had a 10 minute break and wanted to jump on and say "hey!"

Friday, February 6, 2009

Things I would like to blog but haven't had much time to. Even if they are late, I will eventually get to it.

1. Tigerfest
2. Work Toilet
3. Target and all of it's randomness
4. Lotty
5. Books for Emily
6. Works in Progress

There, that makes me feel a bit better. So, "until next good to yourself, and each other" (Jerry Springer)