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A sign of the times: A mask on the Star of India.
Fun Song For Those In Self Quarantine:
Private Life By Oingo Boingo.
Ever seen the Matt Damon movie, “Downsizing” where people shrink down to become 3D miniatures to save a lot money and live in tiny luxury homes?
Now you can spend your extra money at the local mall to get a 3D printed miniature of yourself and your family. The company is called Doob and no, it isn’t a joint like the name sounds. Although the Jefferson Airplane song is partly about shrinking yourself with hallucinogens.
So if your tired of flat family photos, then go down to the mall and get a 3D printed Doob of yourself. Prices range from $95.00 to $295.00, depending on how many family mmbers you want . I’m not sure if payment plans are available. And you need to be 3D scanned in person so you can’t make any voodoo dolls.
Visit https://www.doob3d.com/ to learn more.
I had to stop to charge up my electric car at the Fashion Valley Mall after waiting an hour and a half in terrible rainy traffic coming from the Mission Valley Mall. I finally got there and plugged in. I decided to shop for a new computer at the Microsoft Store and was greeted by this friendly, funny robot.
We’ve all seen it. You’re at a public place, usually enjoying an entertainment event when a parent walks by with a child on a leash. It’s a little shocking to see at first, but then you reason that the child could get away and the parents would be liable, not to mention missing them. The “leash” in the picture above isn’t too bad. I’ve seen others that look like they belong on a precious pooch instead. I don’t have children, but how do you feel about unruly children on leashes? What would you do if you had one or saw one?
Found out the 4.5 earthquake epicenter this morning was located in Cabazon,CA,about 85 miles away where they have those huge steel and plaster dinosaurs that were in the Per Wee Herman movie, Pee Wee’s Big Adventure. Perhaps this a reminder that if we don’t treat the earth better, then we will be the next “dinosaurs.”
Here’s a link about Cabazon Dinosaurs: https://socalfieldtrips.com/insider-tips-for-visiting-cabazon-dinosaurs-near-palm-springs/
Get a signed copy of my autobiographical novel, “Naked Skydiving,” based on the true story of the personal life of a dream interpreter, travelling through the west coast before 9-11, now available in the San Diego local author section at Verbatim Books, 3793 30th St, San Diego, CA 92104.
Verbatim is a great, open minded space to get zines, modern fiction and classics, in a cool, artistic area of San Diego without that Barnes and Noble Big Box corporate mall feeling. They even have a poetry night once a month. So you can read your work there too!
However, if you’re looking for a bookstore with Wi-Fi, as the cashier, Nick, who’s a great guy, agreed with me, they want you to read books here, like you did in your old college bookstore. Not be on the internet. Maybe even heaven forbid, buy a few. Authors can sell there books on consignment too and get 60%. Just ask their cool staff members. Not many chairs here to sit down, but it’s a great literary hangout!