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McGnome Family


Last month I introduced you to Martin “Marty” McGnome.  Well, this week, I’d like to introduce you to his parents, Marvin and Martha McGnome!  Their debut family portrait was taken on a trip to Campobello Island in New Brunswick, Canada!

Expect to be seeing more from this quaint little Gnome family.


McGnome Family

As I’m sure you’ve noticed, Marty underwent a bit of a makeover since his last appearance on my blog.  He stopped dying his beard and hair white and went back to his natural ginger!  [-_^]



Until next time…






Fun With Action Figures!

Those who know me, know that I’m what you call a geek, or a nerd.  I read Manga, watch anime, play video games, and collect action figures (don’t call them toys, toys are for kids [-_^]).

It used to be that it wasn’t every day you came across a geeky/nerdy girl.  Now, we’re everywhere!  Mwa ha ha ha!  Eh…I mean…Huzzah!  Geeks unite!

Anyway, it’s not something we should have to hide.  If you like something, wear it on your sleeve (unless you’re into Twilight, keep that junk secret ‘cause it’s…well…junk).  I don’t hide my geekness from the world.  Obviously where I’m writing about it!  I can usually hold my own with the boys when it comes to conversations on things ranging from comic super heroes, to anime, to Dr. Who and beyond.

Why am I telling you this?  So glad you asked!  The weather is still being disagreeable so I’ve found myself stuck inside my house much longer than I hoped to be.  To make things worse, my little rose plant has stopped offering new buds.  I think I need to replant it in a bigger pot soon.  So where does this leave me when it comes to photography?  Stranded like every buxom blonde in every horror movie ever.

I was standing in my room recently, in a daze, wondering how I could fill the photographic void until I can once again get back out into the wilderness.  That was when I looked up on my bookshelf at some of my action figures.

We stared at each other, me and my action figures, for quite a while, as if to say, “Your move, tread carefully.”  [-_^]  Just kidding.  But I found myself thinking back to when I made a post about “Storm Troopers 365”, a year long photo series done by a creative photographer that used Star Wars Storm Trooper figures and other random toys.  I figured, I could find a way to use my action figures to make a simple, and maybe funny set up for a photo.


Lion-O vs. Sesshomaru

Now, as much as I love you and the ThunderCats, Lion-O, I really think Sesshomaru would take this one.

So, my friends and readers, don’t be afraid to let your geek flags fly!!

Until next time…