It’s widely known that the Ahch-To scenes from Star Wars: The Force Awakens, The Last Jedi, and The Rise of Skywalker were filmed on Skellig Michael, a small uninhabited island in southwest Ireland off the coast of the Iveragh Peninsula. (Fun fact: Roughly a dozen miles east-southeast of Skellig Michael is an island named “Scariff“. […]Read More Does this make me a Jedi?
Delta messed up my return flight from AX. They had me arriving in DFW *after* my flight to BOS left! Anyway, I called and got a new return flight… JULY 2 BOS-ATL Delta 923 7:55am -> 10:32am Seat 36A ATL-SNA Delta 1281 1:05pm -> 2:27pm Seat 30C JULY 7 SNL-ATL Delta 850 11:30am -> 6:51pm […]Read More AX Flight
I think I’ve figured out how to use my 10 vacation days (and 4 personal days) in 2003: April 17, 18, 21 – Anime Boston (Duh.) May 9 – Bakuretsu Con (I’m a guest. I have to go.) June 13 – Port Con Maine (I may decide not to take this off and just head […]Read More Vacation 2003
Thursday, 7:00am I woke up, got dressed, packed up my Renamon costume, and went to work. 9:30am Arrived at work and got some stuff done. Answered e-mails and all that. 11:45am Ducked into the floor’s private bathroom and changed into the Renamon costume. Noon Lunch meeting with the department and Information Services. 1:00pm Toured the […]Read More My own Twenty-Four…and then some.
Mike was here and we played a few video games and went out to lunch at Cabot’s. Good food. 🙂 At around 5:30, he left to go drinking with John Bligh and some of his college buddies. I watched the tape of this morning’s Transformers and Digimon episodes and now I’m bored. I guess there’s […]Read More Games, lunch, and flights
I went to the movies today. First time in way too long that I’ve actually been to a movie theater. …but I’m such a sucker for time travel movies that I had to go see The Time Machine. I liked it. I had seen the 1960s version a few weeks ago on The Sci-Fi Channel, […]Read More Movie and stuff
No MST3K stuff today. Everything closed down at 11am and people headed home. As for me, I met my cousin Jim, in the lobby of the Hilton and went with him for the afternoon. He’s a graduate student at the University of Minnesota. After eating at Key’s, I got the full tour of the animal […]Read More MST3K Convention Report – Day 4
Tim’s driveway is made of small red rocks. In the place where we launched the rockets, there was a small crater. We then went over and checked out the lighter (which was the only trace of the fire). All that remained was the metal top and a spring. I picked up the metal…and some rocks […]Read More Thursday, July 13, 1995
Nick Okrant and I had to leave today. He was leaving by bus in Washington. I was leaving by Amtrak in Baltimore. Fergie has to drive us…and my train leaves 17 minutes after his bus. What does one do? Take the Metro! We drive Nick to the Metro and then we rode to Baltimore’s Penn […]Read More Wednesday, July 12, 1995
It was a dark and stormy night…no…REALLY! There had been lots of heat/real lightning the night before. It was neat to watch. Tuesday morning, however, was hot and sticky. We decided to hit the pool. The pool is shared by the residents of all four 14-story apartment complexes…but since it’s Noon on a Tuesday…it’s not […]Read More Tuesday, July 11, 1995