Because we might as well…

A Day In The Life Of A Blade Of Grass Friday, August 21, 2009

So, this is the film my brilliant and funny 12 year old entered in a local film contest.  It was the first film he has ever done.  He did pretty much everything by himself, except Allen did what little editing was needed and recorded the music.  Yep.  Everything else was all Zane.   He didn’t win any awards but, there is always next year and the year after and the year after and the year after….


HOBO Rocks the House of Rock Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Filed under: Family,Fred,General,Interesting...,Music,Video — MidasWhale @ 2:46 pm

Here is a video shot by Chris Lain from Pinnacle Tattoo.  It is from Pinnacle Tattoo’s Dia De Los Muertos Show at House of Rock on November 1, 2008.  As you will see, it is Allen’s band, Hobo, playing a cover of Beck’s Sissyneck.  It was a fun time.  And, while you’re watching, check out the dancers in the front!


Zombie Prom Monday, October 20, 2008

Filed under: Fred,Funny,General,Interesting...,Me — MidasWhale @ 12:13 pm

So, as some of you may know, Allen and I were in a Zombie Prom commercial for the upcoming Prom at House of Rock.  It is a youtube video for anyone’s entertainment.  SO, I am able to link to it from here.  We had never dressed like zombies before so, this was a new experience for us.  Allen did the music for the commercial on his theremin.  He will also be playing the theremin at the prom.  To find out what a theremin is, click here. ANYWAY, without further ado, the commercial…


Silly Church Sign Monday, August 11, 2008

Filed under: Fred,Funny,General,Interesting...,Me — MidasWhale @ 9:50 am

So, Allen and I were driving home from a nice Sunday brunch at Catfish Charlie’s (Who knew gumbo and fried shrimp make such a good breakfast?) when we passed this church with this sign. Do you think they even realize? Allen and I both had a really good laugh over it.

Church Sign


Hobo Live in Black & White Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Filed under: Fred,General,Interesting...,Music,Video — MidasWhale @ 2:22 pm

Here is a video of Allen’s band, Hobo, performing at House of Rock July 7. Someone made this nifty video and posted it on youtube for everyone’s convenience. There are other videos of his band on youtube as well. The easiest way to find them is to do a search for “Hobo House of Rock” because that is where it seems most of the recordings take place for some reason.




Filed under: Family,Fred,Funny,General,Interesting...,Jaxon,Kids,Me,Zane — MidasWhale @ 2:13 pm

Wall-e was the most adorable cartoon character ever.  The whole movie was great.  It had a great message that I will not even hint at for those of you who haven’t seen it yet.  It led to a nice discussion after the movie.  The pre-cartoon cartoon, that Pixar always throws in, was hilarious.  I was laughing so hard.  I love magic and bunny rabbits (that I do not have to take care of).  I think every film should have a short cartoon at the beginning.  At least, any film I go see.  We knew Jaxon loved it because he didn’t have to go to the bathroom even once while it was on.  Whenever he is bored, he decides an expedition to the bathroom will cure him of the boredom.  Anyway, so if you haven’t seen this movie, go see it.  I recommend it.


Pop’s Wedding Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Filed under: Family,Fred,General,Interesting...,Jaxon,Kids,Me,Zane — MidasWhale @ 9:01 am

So, my grandfather got married last weekend.  He married a really spunky, fun lady named Edna.  My camera refused to take any good pictures from inside the church.  So, I do not have very many.  Carrie took some good pictures on Kelly’s camera and I am supposed to be sent copies. Here are some highlights from my camera.

My Awesomely Dressed-Up Family


The cake and reception area looked really nice.  Aunt Margaret laid out the napkins.  I was so impressed I had to take a picture of them.  It looks like she had a ruler to measure the perfect distance between them. But, she didn’t use a ruler.  Yeah, she is that good

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This was our crazy row, starting with me (taking the picture), then you can barely see Zane’s arm, a blurry Jaxon, Kelly, Jordan, Jersey, Allison, Cameron, Kyle, and Carrie.

Pops with his best man, Uncle Earl, waiting for Edna to come down the isle.

The Ushers, Eugene and Allen

Pops and Edna cutting the cake.

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Some family pictures…our family corner, Kelly, Uncle Bryan and Aunt Margaret…

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My adorable new shoes