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Wednesday October 17, 2018

08:32 Five Generations Postcards Became an Early Tourist Promotion »Straitpost - PEI Postcards
Two cards with family photos are among the most well-known of early Prince Edward Island postcards. However, the cards are somewhat of an anomaly.  Published by the Toronto publishers Warwick Bros. and Rutter, the Garden of the Gulf Series of cards more often showed the traditional fare of landscapes and buildings. This is even more … Continue reading "Five Generations Postcards Became an Early Tourist Promotion"
08:08 All about money »Island Musings
I predict the US feds will approve soon.
07:16 October 17 - part 1 »Diary of a Squirrel

06:39 Showers redeveloping this afternoon across PEI.. »peistormchaser
Wednesday, October 17th 6:30am.. A strong fall storm moved across the northern Gulf of St Lawrence yesterday which resulted in the wind and rain. This system is now east located off the east coast of Newfoundland and continues to move … Continue reading

Tuesday October 16, 2018

21:00 Low Tide »justpictureit
photo - Low Tide

Both sides of the river in early October.... Good Music:

21:00 HLN bloodbath: Ashleigh Banfield, Carol Costello, Michaela Pereira out the door! »John Cairns Blog
Wow, what a bloodbath today at HLN. They have cancelled their New York and LA-based production and centralized all production to Atlanta, and will also be doing more long-form investigative-type shows in the future. As a result, the HLN live programming starring Ashleigh Banfield, Carol Costello, and Michaela Pereira is cancelled and they are out...
15:34 The Flayer »The Monkey Rodeo
The Flayer is a brand new piece I'm really happy about. For the longest time I've be trying to find a way to do something in this style as a single piece that I could keep as a permanent stock prosthetic - it wasn't until I made the switch to epoxy moulds that I realized I might be able to pull it off.

The first challenge was a durable, relatively seem free mould, epoxy made that one possible so I was able to move on to the next issue - and that is how to sculpt something like this. Instead of a normall full face core mould, I went with one of the half face moulds - they're pretty much just a brow, nose and lips, it cuts off just in the middle of the lower lip, making this a viable solution since I could now free sculpt the underside of the tentacles.

From there it was a matter of designing how the mould would be made, again epoxy made this easier. My first concern was breathing, how trapped would the wearer's nose and mouth be? First thing was to start with a normal half core mould, I then added a mould from the nose to the bottom edge of the mould, leaving an open gap so the nose isn't really covered.

From there I did the main larger negative mould of the entire "front" of the piece and finally another piece for the underside of the mould - which is permanently attached. It was a bit of a chore demoulding the whole thing, I was a little worried it wouldn't work, but not only did it all work out, the pieces are pretty reasonably simple to make - although it's a large amount of foam, pretty much an entire regular batch of foam, which might normally yield 2-3 full faces, a couple ears and several pairs of horns.

Overall the piece works exactly liked I'd hoped. It's really easy to apply and has a really nice dramatic look to it that I wasn't totally confident would work once applied, but it as far as I' concerned it works perfectly.

If you're interesteed, it's up for sale, you can check it out on Etsy.

14:38 From The Journals of Det. Harry Callaghan SFPD »The Annekenstein Monster
Idea: Come up with a cool thing to recite for if I’m ever in a situation where I’ve chased down a punk criminal, fired off a handful of gunshots during pursuit and then the bad guy falls down and his weapon is next to him, just within his reach and he has to make a … Continue reading From The Journals of Det. Harry Callaghan SFPD
12:58 Arty started to eat again last night. She’s not quite back to... »Dave Atkinson

Arty started to eat again last night. She’s not quite back to her sassy self, but she is much better. Still not able to fly up to her perch. Not sure what’s happening there. I can’t find any obvious injuries. Maybe a bruised wing.


09:31 Rob Reviews: Metis Mutt »The Annekenstein Monster
Wow. Amazing. So impressive in so many ways. That’s the title I’m thinking of going with when I produce and perform my one-person show. And now that I’ve seen Metis Mutt, Sheldon Elter’s one-person show, I know what I need to aspire to in order to earn those accolades. This show, simply stated, blew me … Continue reading Rob Reviews: Metis Mutt
09:01 Oct 15 cycling group »Pedaling PEI
07:02 Rain/Wind early then clearing for PEI.. »peistormchaser
Tuesday, October 16th 7:00am..‘ A strong fall storm is located near the Gaspe Penn this morning and moving eastward to lie over northern Newfoundland later today. A strong cold front extending southward front this low will sweep across the island … Continue reading

Monday October 15, 2018

23:00 Dealing With A Zombie Apocalypse, Part One »The Annekenstein Monster
If The Walking Dead teaches us anything, it's this: during the initial stages of a zombie apocalypse, it's the zombies that pose the biggest threat to your life. Later on, it's The Living (specifically: egomaniacal insane dictatorial zealots and their...
23:00 Father Son Act Off - The Spit Take »The Annekenstein Monster
The latest challenge in the Father Son Act Off series. This time, Rob and Cameron compete to see who does the better spit take. Have a look!
23:00 From A to Z »The Annekenstein Monster
"Anyone want to go to The Exhibition?" Terry asked the room. Beanie wrinkled her nose at the memory of her last time there. "Can we maybe NOT go to The Exhibition this year?" she replied. "Don't feel like getting my...
23:00 From Purgatory to Heaven - the way it *should* work »The Annekenstein Monster
Sunday morning I had a revelation. I figured out how Purgatory should work. This is, I suppose, only valid for Catholics, since they're the Purgatory believers - but it should be implemented right across the board, imo. It involves paperwork....
23:00 He's My Son He Is »The Annekenstein Monster
Today Plinky's prompt to write something says: Tell someone you're proud of just how proud you are. So, I'll do that now. And I'll tell my son Cameron how I am proud of him, hopefully without getting all mushy and...
23:00 Here You Go, Hollywood: TV Show idea: Food of Job »The Annekenstein Monster
My friend, Dave Stewart, and I went to lunch on Friday. The temperature in the restaurant was very cold; we had to keep our coats on. The experience (cold atmosphere + good food) caused us to come up with a...
23:00 I, Too, Am an Arthole!! »The Annekenstein Monster
Some things I can't wrap my brain around. I find it hard, for example, to imagine people wanting to pay money to see/hear me perform music and songs - especially songs and music I create. The very idea of me...
23:00 Make 'Em Laugh »The Annekenstein Monster
Today Plinky asks me why I started writing, and is that still why I write. I don't really recall *when* I started writing, but my goal, I would say, was, and still is, to make people laugh (or at least...
23:00 Rob's Review of Woody Allen's "Bananas" »The Annekenstein Monster
I have decided to re-introduce myself to the cinematic works of Woody Allen. I'll be making my way through his directorial canon, in a more-or-less chronological progression, and, when the mood strikes me, or when I remember, I will offer...
23:00 testing testing »The Annekenstein Monster
just testing something out, is all.
23:00 These Are The Movies I Saw 2013, The Year Of Their Release »The Annekenstein Monster
These are movies I liked and would recommend to others: This is The End John Dies At The End Place Beyond the Pines Machete Kills Star Trek: Into Darkness Kon Tiki The Iceman A Hijacking The Heat Prisoners Gravity Elysium...
22:01 Willow and Vine »justpictureit
photo - Willow and Vine

Of course:

15:02 Pumpkin Tales »Rose Chintz Cottage
14:00 Poor Artemis is recovering from a cat attack in the loft... »Dave Atkinson

Poor Artemis is recovering from a cat attack in the loft yesterday. We lost sweet Phil. If anyone is looking for a hobby with a super steep learning curve and a ton of heartache, I might suggest pigeon fancying.

13:48 Theft of Public Works Truck »Charlottetown Police Police Reports
Saturday October 13, 2018 3:45pm Charlottetown Police Services responded to a complaint of a public works truck stolen from the Government Garage located on Park Street. The vehicle was a 2017 Ford F Service pick up truck with PEI plate 707GD. The vehicle was recovered a short time later in Mount Albion. Anyone with information regarding this theft may contact police at 902-629-4172 or PEI Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
13:36 Motor Vehicle Collision - Impaired Driving Charges Laid »Charlottetown Police Police Reports
Sunday October 14, 2018 1:35am Charlottetown Police Services responded to a single vehicle collision on University Avenue. Police determined that the vehicle driver was impaired by alcohol. A 26 year old Alberta man was charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle. The accused will appear in Provincial Court at a later date. Charlottetown Police Services encourage the public to report any instances of impaired driving...Call 911.
13:34 MVC - Impaired Driving Charges Laid »Charlottetown Police Police Reports
Friday October 12, 2018 1:55am Charlottetown Police Services responded to a single vehicle collision on the Kensington Road. Police determined that the vehicle driver was impaired by alcohol. A 63 year old Charlottetown man was charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle. The accused will appear in Provincial Court at a later date. Charlottetown Police Services encourage the public to report any instances of impaired driving...Call 911.
11:51 Circa 1965 »Island Musings
11:09 800 Words On: My Insufferable Shyness »The Annekenstein Monster
Rob explores his social anxiety. He's so shy he can't even talk about himself in first person.
09:27 How not to parent »Acts of Volition
First few pages of parenting advice book: “Don’t invalidate your child’s feelings.” My child: “I don’t like this casserole.” Me: “Yes you do!”
07:43 Anne Fanne »Diary of a Squirrel
This is a redraw of a comic I posted a while ago, spiffed up and expanded for an art show that I recently displayed and is coming down today. The show was all about books, called Well Read: Literature Transformed, with each piece representing a book that had a profound influence on me. The show had some paintings, some pottery, some multi-media, and, of course, some comics. To see some of the other pieces, please check out my "art" blog, Jenzelart .

06:59 Rain and wind expected tonight across PEI.. »peistormchaser
Monday, October 15th 7:00am.. An area of high pressure is currently passing south of NS and was responsible for the sunshine yesterday across the island. This feature will continues to move away to the SE today. Clouds are now beginning … Continue reading

Sunday October 14, 2018

21:01 More fall colours »Pedaling PEI
21:01 Early October »justpictureit
photo - Early October

Things Have Changed

14:54 Book: The greatest sefer ever written »Hebrew Word Lessons
Book- sefer (Strong’s 5612) In Hebrew script: סֵפֶר Sounds like sefer Tomorrow (October 15th) marks the one year blogiversary of Hebrew Word Lessons! It’s been a great year, pouring over Hebrew words, diving deeply into Scripture, praying for understanding, and being amazed at what YHWH has done (especially helping me pull it all off in… Continue reading Book: The greatest sefer ever written
13:38 Prey »Island Musings
Uh oh. I think I killed it.
08:05 Sunshine but cool NW winds expected today across PEI.. »peistormchaser
Sunday, October 14th 8:00am.. The system that gave the cloud and showers/drizzle to the island yesterday is now located across Newfoundland. Skies began to clear after midnight as a ridge of high pressure approached from the SW. This feature will … Continue reading

Saturday October 13, 2018

22:01 Fall colours »Pedaling PEI
10:01 The Wisest Farmer- Wendell Berry »Food Matters (Ian Petrie)
09:18 More showers expected this evening across PEI. »peistormchaser
Saturday, October 13th 9:20am.. The system that has plagued the island over the past few days has finally shifted east with some clearing expected this morning. The clearing won’t last long as another weak system is expected to move across … Continue reading

Friday October 12, 2018

21:01 Purrl Augustus or Septemberus »justpictureit
photo - Purrl Augustus or Septemberus

Purrl is looking great these days, probably not suffocating under her long hair.

13:48 Confused again »Island Musings
I did not keep the URl so I can’t reference for accuracy, but I believe I read that the value of Canadian oil is $52 and a barrel of West Texas crude in valued in the $80s. Why the large difference?
09:15 The Roadkill Crows »Heather Ogg Blog

I saw these beautiful sculptures in the news and had to go over to the Confederation Centre of the Arts and see them with my own eyes. They are incredible. So realistic you forget that they are made of tires, that they are not real. I was overcome by their beauty and at the same time, I felt sad Read More

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06:55 Showers continue today across PEI.. »peistormchaser
Friday, October 12 6:55am.. An area of low pressure and accompanying frontal system is located over southern NS this morning and is moving NE. This system was responsible for the significant rainfall that has fallen across the region over the … Continue reading

Thursday October 11, 2018

23:22 Khabib and McGregor: suspended!! »John Cairns Blog
It’s official, the Nevada State Athletic Commission has officially suspended the two idiots, ahem, I mean combatants from the main event of UFC 229 because of that WWE-worthy brawl that ensued when Khabib left the ring. What a farce. Maybe Dana White should suspend these two permanently from the UFC, because what went down on...
23:13 Dr. Lynx returns! »Diary of a Squirrel
Welcome back to everyone's favourite locum!

23:12 What a mess Michael has made in the Florida panhandle »John Cairns Blog
Yikes, folks, I have been catching up on some of the Michael hurricane damage reports out of Florida today and it sounds like the Florida panhandle really got whacked. Honestly, I did not expect this storm to get as strong as it did. I thought maybe it would only be a category 2 or 3,...
22:01 In and Out »justpictureit
photo - In and Out

12:30 Community Notices »Women's Equality PEI
Welcome to our Community Events and Notices E-News for Thursday, October 11, 2018 New listings this week: 1) Reminder! Deadline to Apply for PEI Status of Women Bursaries is this Monday, Oct 15 2) Today: #DayOfTheGirl – an invitation to join the conversation 3) PEIBWA Activities 4) Free preserving workshops starting Oct 16th 5) Guest […]
10:32 #TheFeed: Turo Auto Sharing; Spire Recording Studio; & Facebook Security »AmberMac
TF153: We speak to the CEO of Turo about how the “Airbnb of auto sharing” works (including how you can make money renting your car). We also talk to the CEO of iZotope about Spire, their new portable recording studio that fits in the palm of your hand so you can record music like a […]
10:32 #TheFeed: Turo Auto Sharing; Spire Recording Studio; & Facebook Security »AmberMac
TF153: We speak to the CEO of Turo about how the “Airbnb of auto sharing” works (including how you can make money renting your car). We also talk to the CEO of iZotope about Spire, their new portable recording studio that fits in the palm of your hand so you can record music like a […]
10:29 Signal Hill: Wind, Prayer, Home »In Other Words...
On a recent trip back, I took a few moments to wander around Signal Hill by myself.
09:01 Squrrel »Pedaling PEI
06:57 Heavy rain expected later today across PEI.. »peistormchaser
Thursday, October 11th 7:00am..  A frontal boundary stretching from the Great Lakes eastward across PEI is maintaining cloud and a few showers across the region this morning. The showers will become periods of rain at times heavy later today as … Continue reading

Wednesday October 10, 2018

22:01 Morning Movement »justpictureit
photo - Morning Movement