Category Archives: This and That

The Piano Guys – All I Want for Christmas… is LEGO!

The Piano Guys – but  in a LEGO video! How many snippets of iconic Christmas Movies can you find in this video? Which is your favourite LEGO Mini-figure?

The Piano Guys – Christmas Songs Linked to Holiday Light Display

In these videos, The Piano Guys instruments are linked to 500,000 Christmas lights through 4,900 digital channels. The Light Show was created by: Production/Controls: Jason Ellsworth and Kyle Ottman Electrical and Lighting: Drew Buck Additional Programming: Tom BetGeorge

Mildly Amusing Missives #8

Naming the Moose (see previous post Another Moose) Thanks to everyone who suggested these names: Wink, Marty and Rudy. Bruce got a thumbs up from a number of people, so I think the moose will retain the nickname (Bruce) but will have an official name that will appear on any legal documents: Martywinkrudy the 1st. […]
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The Piano Guys and DoodleChaos Line Riders

A new Line Rider video by DoodleChaos  with music from The Piano Guys – Something Just Like This / Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 How hard is it to create a Line Rider sequence? Well, I tried it (and crashed a lot.) Just visit this post to see my results and then follow the link to […]
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This, That and the Other #5

A Sunflower in the hay field across the road. For some reason, there were only about a dozen of these cheerful flowers in the quarter section.  The blooms lasted for about 2 days before the swather cut them down. Timing is everything… Speaking of music, I downloaded Copy Trans Manager and used it to upload […]
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Mildly Amusing Missives #7 – Happiness Is…

Not Too Serious Politics The Parti Rhinocéros or Rhinoceros Party, was a Canadian political party from 1963 to 1993. Informally called ‘The Rhinos’, the party was started  by Jacques Ferron, a Canadian physician and author. The rhinoceros was chosen as their symbol  because politicians are: “thick-skinned, slow-moving, dim-witted, can move fast as hell when in […]
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Line Riders – Blue Danube

DoodleChaos has a new Line Riders upload on YouTube. Be sure to watch to the very end – best chuckle of the day! The DoodleChaos artist, Mark Robbins, draws with Line Rider, an online application that allows you to make videos by drawing lines on which, Bosh, a little person on a sleigh, slides along […]
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Mildly Amusing Missives #6 – Tweets

What You Should Know About Naps Too Many Words How Much of your Day is Spent in Landscape Mode? Trump Derangement Syndrome So You Want Something for Nothing Will Great Britain Ever Leave the EU? But after two years of watching one deadline give way to the next, does anyone really believe Britain will meet […]
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Well of Lost Thoughts – 2018

When I find ideas that speak to me, but I’m not ready to blog about them, I save them on my Fueled by Chocolate ‘Well of Lost Thoughts’ Facebook Page. Here are just a few of the ones I have ‘rescued’ from there to share with you. The Man Drawer The Car Guy has more […]
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This, That and the Other #4 Red Poppies

How does the colour red make you feel? Do you wear red clothes? Do you decorate with red? Do you drive a red car? Do birds poop more on red cars than other colour cars? Do you have red hair? (Apparently only about 2% of people are redheaded). How many red flowers are in your […]
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