Archive for August, 2009

August 22

Sunday, August 23rd, 2009

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This was the first year our pear tree beared fruit!

Unfortunately, the tree was not used to the weight!

One of the bigger limbs broke off!

August 21

Sunday, August 23rd, 2009

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Little Lady made this for school.

I can…

Climb monkey bars!

August 20

Sunday, August 23rd, 2009

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Roller Skating Queen!

August 19

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009

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Killer Bunnies!

(we now have the Red expansion… don’t tell the kids
we bought the Purple and Orange expansions as well)

August 18

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009

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Little Lady drew a picture of her school bus.

August 17

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009

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The Lady’s taking a ride.

August 16 (Gen Con Day Four)

Sunday, August 16th, 2009

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Bobba Fett and his new bounty hunter apprentice.

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All of the Killer Bunny winners got an oversized carrot.

We did not have the magic carrot.

(but we got a prize anyway)

August 15 (Gen Con Day Three)

Sunday, August 16th, 2009

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The costume contest is on Saturday.  This Clone Trooper
needed  help walking around because he could not
see out of his vistor too well.

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Every year they have a huge costume parade around all of the
convention halls.

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This was by far the best costume.

She made ALL of the costume herself, even crafting
the plastic elements.  It took over a year to make.

Her wings are naturally down, until….

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She pulled these strings and made her wings expand…

Very cool.

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I won my game of Killer Bunnies and got to meet
the game designer!

(He signed a 8×11 carot card for me)

August 14 (Gen Con Day Two)

Sunday, August 16th, 2009

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Beautiful statue based on Serra Angel card in Magic the Gathering.

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This is just ONE of the many gaming areas.

This is for collectable card games only.

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This board was hand crafted for war miniatures.

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This is a gaming area just for Dungeon and Dragons

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These fellas recreated the Battle of Hoth

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Cardhalla after just one day.

August 13 (Gen Con Day One)

Sunday, August 16th, 2009

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I got into the vendors area early… thanks to my press pass.

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This is Cardhalla.

Volunteers build card houses for the first three days.
Saturday night, people throw coins and destroy the card
houses.  The money goes to charity.