Fun Stuff

The Art of the Brick

Yesterday, Kris and I were lucky enough to be invited by The Left Coast Mahjong, Art Show and Lego Cabal (friends of ours through Loscon) to go to “The Art of The Brick” exhibit at the California Science Center  https://californiasciencecenter.org/ “The Art of the Brick” is a traveling Lego exhibition […]

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Having an AFOL Christmas

Merry Christmas everyone!  I’m having an AFOL Christmas.  Hope you’re having the kind of Christmas you want. Dennis Amador Cherry 40th article completed. First Steampunk novel:  69,545 words.  

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99.44% PURE

The thing about most AFOLs (Adult fans of Lego) is they are very brand specific.  No Mega Blocks, no Tyco Blocks, no Lepin (in China). Some ALOFs will make exceptions.  Those exceptions are for things Lego doesn’t make.  For example, there are companies that make Lego monorail track using a […]

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All Aboard!

As I said last week, I took some time off from writing during Thanksgiving to build my Lego train from the ‘80s.  The motor still runs, although it was a bit jittery at first.  Here is the European transformer for it.  These never made it to America.  I have to […]

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Taking a Break

Recently I wrote about writer self-care and taking a break.  This week, being Thanksgiving week, I’m giving myself a break.  My oldest hobby is Lego.  I’ve been collecting since I was four years old.  I always use to ask my parents for Lego for Christmas.  I think for a while […]

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An AFOL Weekend

Just the other day I was complaining to my wife that I felt in a rut with work, write, sleep, work, write, sleep, work, write, sleep.  And now that two people have left the office at my job and the remainder of us are picking up the slack, I often […]

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20,000 words (and one Star Destroyer) under the belt.

Tonight I am finishing my ten straight days away from work.  It was a great vacation.  I didn’t go anywhere, there’s no where to go right now.  But I got up late every day, wrote and reached my goal of 20,000 words!  I’m at 41,917 words, to be exact.  This […]

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Spring Cleaning

Since we’ve been sent to our room until further notice, my wife and I have been doing some cleaning.  I’m an AFOL, an Adult Fan Of Lego.  Since our current apartment has little room for Lego displays, most of mine sits in my closet.  Some of it, like my catalogs […]

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