Travelogue – Florida Bound

One thing we did different this trip was change up when we got gas. Usually we get down to around a quarter of a tank then pull off and fill up. These stops may or may not coincide with a meal break. The reason we wanted to make a change is because on our default […]


” a movie, book, or illustrated lecture about the places visited and experiences encountered by a traveler”

The actual traveling part

We have been to Florida many times since we moved to Texas. We have visited most of the coasts (Gold, Space, Treasure, First, Emerald, even the Forgotten Coast) and of course we have gone […]

Cool Babys

You know those people who get their haver on while staggering out of the convenience store parking lot?  Cylindrical paper bag in hand.  Yes we have all sat in judgment.  What if we just want to have a little public adult beverage consumption without all the added judgment?  At last there is Cool Baby.  It’s […]

Boy George on the Bus

As some of you know, I have been spending a fair amount of time working with our local school district. I spend time with 4th and 5th graders every week whether they like it or not. I am often surprised by what I see and hear. Turns out, even those who spend most of their […]

My BristleBot is dead

He’s NOT dead Jim

Long live BristleBot!

During our next meeting I vowed to breath life into all those “broken” bots. In the mean time, Those with working bots would compete int he BristleBot Olympics racing through a cardboard maze, bouncing off plastic pylons, spinning across the finish line.

Back at the 4077, dead […]

It Just Makes You Feel Good


Fall, cooler weather, beer, Halloween, Football. It’s the perfect time of year. One of the events that makes fall the best time of the year is HALLOWEEN! Those of you that have followed this blog for a while know I am a sucker for dogs in Halloween costumes. I suspect the dogs arn’t that […]

Only you can not think, no we can not

You have to give them credit for trying.

I was looking for some LED lighting and I cam across this product information page.

Why you laugh so hard!?!


Birth of a Logo

We have recently started a new business. We filled out, filed adn paid for all the forms and processes you need to register your business. There is not a lot of fun or creativity in that except the part where you need to choose a name for your new company.

Now that all that is […]

Discover your creativity quotient

How creative are you?

This is from one of the best magazines of all time which most of you will never know – OMNI magazine. It was hip, funny and smart before they grew up into snarky. This was from May […]

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