Friday, February 24, 2023

Entering Diamond Bar, California.

Thursday, February 23, 2023

Wook at da widdow wabbit.

Wednesday, February 22, 2023

Yep. It's a bit cooler around here today.
We do not see snow on these
mountains very often.

This mountain a bit further away seems
to have LOTS of snow.

I took this picture a day or two later and it appears that
more snow has fallen. Not THAT much, but some.
It sure is COLD out here. Too cold fer me.

Tuesday, February 21, 2023

Another trip to Comics-N-Stuff.

Monday, February 20, 2023

From my 2012 visit to the Gene Autry Museum of Western
Heritage in Griffith Park, California. I don't have the name
of the person who these guns and this leather belonged to.
All I know is that they are real nice to look at. I left the photo
big so that the flower carving in the leather can be appreciated.

The pistols are Colts. I really like those grips. I'd like to have
some like that. I have no idea who made the leather.

Sunday, February 19, 2023

~ Random Around the Ranch Photo of the Day ~
Cactus along our road.

Saturday, February 18, 2023

This is a scan of a photo I took at the Disneyland
Hotel sometime in the early 1990s. Those pedal boats
are a lot of fun, even under the hot sun, but they can
be brutal if you are out of shape.

My son was very young at the time and all he wanted
to do was steer to one wall. I was peddling like no tomorrow
in an effort to take us on a "tour of the bay" but we just kept
bumping into one wall. I guess he liked that wall.
A lot.

Of course, this place no longer exists.

We had great times at the hotel.

(Anaheim, California)

Friday, February 17, 2023

~ Knife Day at El Rancho De La Tex ~
My mom gave me some cold hard cash for my birthday last
month, so I retired my Victorinox Swiss Army Classic
SD Tiger Print knife (a discontinued pattern) and
bought a standard Classic SD. This knife is a beater.
I am sure it will serve me well.

I have never had a Victorinox knife turn out to be a lemon.

Thanks mom!

And Happy Knife Day!

Thursday, February 16, 2023

My Freddy Kruger "Nightmare on Elm Street:
Part 3 - Dream Warriors" NECA figure.

Whatever you do, don't... fall... asleep.

Wednesday, February 15, 2023

It's like riding a bike.

Tuesday, February 14, 2023

Hey look! It's little Billy from the "SAW" movie series.
This guy is about 10 inches tall and I cannot even
remember when or where I got him.

My Ziggy knick-knack box and I are wishing you a
Happy Valentine's Day!

Monday, February 13, 2023

I was thinning out one of my dresser drawers (which was
apparently badly needed) and I came across this 10.5 x 16
inch tin sign. It had been laying face down flat at the bottom
of the drawer for MANY years and... out of sight, out of mind.

I vaguely remember somebody giving it to me, had to be almost
twenty years ago. Looking at it, I remember why it wasn't a favorite
of mine. First of all, her smile is just kind of.... off. There is something
a little bit creepy about it (sorry lady).

Second of all, that is not a single action Colt pistol she is holding. It
should be a single action, i.e., a "cowboy pistol".
I like the leather though. Nice color and a traditional design.
Anyway, I will find an out of the way place for it.
Probably the garage.

Sunday, February 12, 2023

There is a reason I took a picture of this
NO TRESPASSING sign from a great distance.
Some folks around these parts are very forthright.

Saturday, February 11, 2023

SpongeBob and Patrick before.

 SpongeBob and Patrick after.

Friday, February 10, 2023

- Spider vs. Bee -

"I will stand here and pretty much just watch as Jim
intervenes in an effort to save the defenseless bee."

"I don't think so, Marlin."

Thursday, February 9, 2023

Happy National Pizza Day!
It's frozen pizza night and all
the kids are excited!