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  1. Every cloud has a silver lining

    <p>So the tale of woe continues.&nbsp; The power will be out off and on for days while they replace the poles and lines.&nbsp; There's is, however a bright side to all this!&nbsp; Remember that $650.00 bill I got last week?&nbsp; I may not have to pay it!&nbsp; </p><p>It seems if the power company shuts off power or doesn't get it restored in a prompt manner and you have food spoilage from it, you can file a claim with the power company to get restitution.&nbsp; ...
  2. The Saga continues

    <p>So there I was, having written an email to a friend, ready to go back to Cmon and see how everyone's life is when, what happens?&nbsp; You guessed it!&nbsp; The power goes out yet again!&nbsp; At.....wait for it!......11:00 in the morning!</p><p>I found out whats going on.&nbsp; The tornado took out some power lines and they are trying to get them replaced before the kiddies go to school tomorrow.&nbsp; But I ask you, does it make sense to shut down the power ...
  3. Mother Nature Hates California

    <p>So you all probably saw my post about Mother Nature's ironic sense of humor and the tornado we had here.&nbsp; Well, she keeps it coming once she gets started.&nbsp; There was an earthquake (4.9.&nbsp; Nothing serious) near San Diego yesterday.&nbsp; </p><p>I didn't have power on Saturday from about 4:00 pm to 2:00 am on Sunday.&nbsp; Then the power went out again at 11:00 am on Sunday and just came on at 1:00 am Monday.&nbsp; The 14 lb roast I cooked ...
  4. Black ork warboss from AOW-

    For the last week I was painting this guy. Comments are, as usually, very much appreciated. My personal issue here is the metallic on his armor and the color of dead heads on his back. In hindsight I should've painted him all red the same way I painted gauntlets but it is somewhat too late now. As for the heads… not sure, probably one or two purple wash with rehighlighting with something white…  and finally, completed. Not sure why it took me so long to put it up   ...
  5. These ducks are almost ready to ROCK!

    So, I have most of the basic coats on the minis; working on 10 at a time allows me to miss at least one thing every time.  These two photos show the state of two of the ten ducks, but the ducks in general are around the same state of painting.
  6. More base coats of paint

    Progress.  I've added a few more base colors for the clothes and the weapons.  Selected three of the ten for the BLING photo shot.
  7. It always happens when you don't want it to...

    Yes, boys and girls, I'm talking about personal injuries. I've been excited and motivated about a few of the figs that've been on my WIP desk for awhile now.  Actually got some paint on 'em, and was hoping to spend some time this weekend, maybe even finish one.And then I went and crushed a finger.  Was doing some yard work, cleaning out a bunch of concrete that used to be a raised flower-bed wall.  Was tossing a particularly awkward (and very heavy) piece of concrete into the bed ...
    Painting and Modelling ,
  8. The Custodian Guard

     Well Hi People, Here i want to show you my new 40k army forming the custodian guard, or Legio Custodes as they are known...  I'm building this army for the 2007 dutch 40k grand tournament, well in a short time I will write a article where I will show you  in a few steps how to create your own jetbikes... well this leaves me to say I will await your comments,  Gregor 
    Warhammer 40K ,
  9. Day 2 - feathers - beak, feet - wild yellow hair

    This is a test to see how my photos with BLING work here! The feathers are painted an offwhite - with later highlights in pure white.  Bill and feet are painted in a very old paint called "create a finish."  The wild feather hair is done in bad moon yellow.
  10. Check is in the mail!

    So I got my check, people's packages (except the good friend's who's package needs 1 more item in it) have been sent and life is getting better.&nbsp; Now all I have to do is get the tooth pulled and I can be bright and pleasant again.&nbsp; Sorry for the wining.&nbsp; couldn't help it.

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