SDCC 2019 is in the books.  It's a long journey; no wonder there’s a void, a little emptiness the week after.  We’re busy all year; we have deadlines, releases, timed releases, retailer exclusives, set dates – a smorgasbord of frenetic activity played to the cacophonic, yet harmonic tune of everything and all things into the stew pot at once.  And the stew still tastes good…better than good…great!  We have no downti

It’s hard not to be Pollyanna about your Brand.  Hopefully my stoke transfers, and becomes your stoke.  I make collectibles because I like to build, I build because I like to share, I create because creating is sharing on a much more intimate level, sort of a soul bond per se, especially if your creation connects with another human, and hopefully your creation takes on a whole new meaning, or an amplified meaning with it’s ne

July is a great time of year, it has always been, for me.   There’s a nostalgia about the seasons, for many centering around Holidays, family get-togethers, another story arc in the chain from years past, to present – “Hey, remember that time when Uncle Jimmy shorted the power out on the entire block when he tried connecting the Christmas lights to Aunt Jenny’s “Funny” back massager charger?  Yeah, that was awesome!  I hope Aunt Jenny catches the ginger bread house on fire again!” 

My grandfather used to have a study.  More like a converted bedroom/study.  My grandparents were born in the early 20th Century, my grandfather a WWII vet, the “Greatest Generation”.  In so, very old school, traditional, he used to warn about the “laying on of hands”, his way of saying “shake my hand but don't hug me.”  He was born in Columbia, Tennessee, not far from Nashville.  My father was born i

Live Strong, Act Bold, Be Brave!” – The Ultimate Warrior.

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