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A Family Day At the Beach

Today is a holiday for Canadians. Thing is, I’ve been extra busy with my band and attending a host of geek events that are held in Toronto. My wife has been very patient with me and so I told her that I would happily go to the beach with her and the family for the last day of the long weekend.

For you, that sounds like something grand. Not me. I’m not a huge fan of things like sun, sunscreen, water, sunburns, sand, sand stuck to sunscreen, sand in food, lake water mankyness, etc. Now, I don’t want to sound like a party pooper, but… I’m a party pooper. However, I am quite happy for others to have a wonderful time at the beach as long as my presence isn’t required.

However, my children seem to want me to come to these family outings and so we decided today was a day for the beach. Huz… zah.

Notice what’s missing? Electronics. The sun is too bright for screens.

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First Commission! “My Shaker Totoro”

HUZZAH! Can you believe that? I don’t know if I mentioned, but I worked on a Totoro to fit around my shaker eggs! I’ve been shakin’ the thing at anyone I can (very few instances where you can do that and not get arrested) and someone wanted me to make them one! Good grief!

Below, you can see “My Shaker Totoro” in action with the Debs & Errol song, “I Wish Totoro Was My Neighbour“.


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