Monday, July 7, 2014

4th of July Holiday crap

Holiday weekend is over.  In the last there days I have gone for 5 runs on the beach.
Before I go on about all the wonderful crap I found, here is some important information I learned from the wall at the beach.
Scooby Doobie Doo  Loves YOU!
 4 working bic Lighters.  
I also found at least 8 rusted lighters that I threw away. 
 When I was a little kid I use to look forward to going to the beach with mom on the 5th of July. While she played volleyball I would scour the sand for unlit fireworks and lighters.
  Sadly I didn't find any fireworks but there is always tomorrow.
Of course I found shit ton of your standard variety shovels. 
(i found about 6 more that I gave away while running)
Plus a few fancy ones.

Shovel of the Day
I don't care if it's cracked it's still my favorite.  It's been awhile since I found one of theses
 :)
I found one of these stupid things. At first glance they are kind of cool but what are you supposed to do with it?  People look at me funny at the sauna when I use it to roll out my calves 
(true story)
It looks like wood trim is all the rage this year when it comes rakes.
I was pretty stoked to find the clover


What was the creepiest thing I found?
First I found the Baby on Board sign, which is weird thing to take to the beach don't you think? 
 then a few miles later I stubbed my toe on this creepy baby with it's head spun around backwards.
Does this mean I can now drive in the carpool lane?

Time for a game
"UNO"
Yes, I bet you didn't see that coming? No way were you gonna "Gotcha me"
  Now think of Uno color: blue, orange, green, yellow, red) and Number 0-9.  
You got it? I really want you to do this, 
so do it 
and don't forget what it was.

More on this at the end of the post.

Favorite thing I found
This Hotmetal harmonica.  I'm gonna get all the chicks once I learn to play it.
I found a couple guns
and even a grenade

But the most useful thing I found was 
This beauty and the Beast travel comb.  I would totally put this in my toiletry kit if I had a toiletry kit. 

Check out the before and after pics
Before
After

What was your Uno number and Color?
If you picked Orange or 9 
I win.

The End
(maybe)
there is still another hour left of day light?
:)

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Triathlon Really?


The weather today was almost too good.  I knew the sand would be blistering hot so I decided to take my morning run a bit earlier than usual.
When I started smelling cooked bacon it was time to stop?
It was the smell of my feet burning GROSS but still less gross than what's in bacon
:)
 First find almost buried in the sand was Garmin 110 watch.  I actually have one of these which I bought about 4 years and one button has fallen off.  I have a charger and will  put this to good use. maybe
Next up was a pair of goggles.  You know Batman wouldn't let them use his logo if they were not a quality product.

Now that I got a watch and goggles I began to joke with myself that all I needed was a bike and I'd be a triath-a -douche (that was uncalled for) I mean  Triathlete.  The chances of finding a bike were very slim and how the hell would I carry it if found one?

Less than 1/2 mile later
 I found my bike
:)
Done with that story on to the other crap I found
 Ever since getting home from Boston I've been picking up plastic egg parts left over from Easter.  Most of the time they go straight in the trash but this one survived long enough for me to take this pic
 Shovels!  Of course, what did you expect?
Krypton replica? 
 Crab cutter. can somebody say vegan crab tostadas?
YES!
I made these for lunch when I got home
 Coconut really?
It was a pain in the ass to carry but it's only the third coconut I have ever found in the South Bay.

Currently it's 3:39 P.M. I'm about to head back down to the beach for run 
Number Two

 Life Is Good!


Synchronistic Finds

Saturday 4/26
 On an epic morning run after a few drops of rain I came up with quite the haul.
 I still had a few minutes and went out for a few more miles

(an eerily familiar pose to the pic above)
On Thursday I was running on the beach. (what a surprise) I spotted this tiny yellow disc near the end of my run. At first I thought it was a mini frisbee, then I thought maybe "V" for vegan or maybe it was just trash. For some reason or another it made it's way into my pocket and then my car. Whoop dee doo right?
Saturday
about 3/4 of a mile from where I found the yellow disc almost completely buried in the sand (like a Pharoahs mother in law nobody liked) laid Mr. Peabody doing his best "king cuts" impersonation. Not a bad find. I finished my run and thought nothing of it. 
Later in the day I gazed down upon the spot in my car wear a passenger puts her feet? (great story so far huh)   Then it all clicked? 
Two inches from Mr. Peabody sat the Yellow disc! Separated by the sea they were now reunited and thus a stupid grin appeared on my face.



Saturday, April 26, 2014

An Unlikely But Powerful Alliance: The Fool and the King of Swords? Faith + Reason = Manifestation

 Yesterday's finds started out just like any other day.  That's a good thing because I appreciate a good shovel.
 I found both cards face down (I was hoping for a 4 of clubs)

Let's see what it means? After a quick google search of the  "Fool+King of Swords"
(even cooler than finding a fortune cookie)
An Unlikely But Powerful Alliance: The Fool and the King of Swords? Faith + Reason = Manifestation

The Fool is one of my favorite cards in the tarot. First of all, it’s me. I am a total Fool! To me this card represents being willing to start off on your path at a time when it feels completely risky, when you are afraid that what you’re really doing is jumping off a cliff blindfolded. In other words, it stands for faith — faith that as long as you keep walking (and even when you stand still) the path will still be there under your feet. In addition, with this Fool’s path going through the mountains, this card speaks to me of spiritual enlightenment and of clear, brisk mountain energy — because, if you’re into crystals, being in or near the mountains feels like being surrounded by giant crystals — which in a sense is what mountains are. So good for your energy.
How does the Fool combine with the King of Swords? The King of Swords doesn’t exactly believe in being Foolish. Rather, he believes in taking a good hard look at things. Using logic and reason to slice through the clouds of doubt. If the King of Swords takes a path through the mountains, I guarantee you he’s Google-mapped it first! And he’s not bringing a bundle tied at the end of a stick. He’s bringing a backpack stockpiled with everything he might need.
So this is an unlikely alliance. What brings these two together? What happens if we put the sword of reason into the Fool’s hand? What happens if we take the King of Swords off his throne and send him on an adventure?
Here’s what I think. Our unlikely alliance is a powerful combination. If we tap into our own inner Fool and our inner King of Swords simultaneously, what can’t we do? Imagine the right and left halves of your brain working in concert.
Go forth and manifest something wonderful.

 Too bad I didn't find the matching speedo.
 More shovel's
A pig with it's legs and tail broken off perhaps?   I'm not quite sure what it is other than my new best friend.
 Nice patina on this rusty old bottle cap
 Giant shovel. (hard to carry) Might be the first place prize at Born to Run Beer mile?
 You ever notice how much a shovel can resemble a wine glass?
 I would never buy a wammo but I like playing catch with them. This is a wammo Malibu mold.

 (I hold a grudge because the company illegally trademarked the word "frisbee" back in the day and because of that  frisbee golf  had to change it's name to disc golf.
group photo.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Payed to do what I love. Disney's dirty Secret. Screw you Chevron with Techron and Gay shovels. Just another day at the Beach

The forecast said the weather was gonna suck! But I'm supposed to bail town tonight to the cold coast (Boston)where the weather sucks even worse.

The plan was for a 2 hour soft sand run but to my surprise Hallelujah  the sun was shining and my legs spun for over 4 hours
 I love getting payed to do what I love.  In another six years I can finally pay off the $7.99 watch I bought for the Boston Marathon
I knew it was kind of pink but not that pink. Look out for the macho bearded dude running in a skirt with a pink watch on.  
 Super ball VS.Smash ball.  Is it just me or does it look like they sizing each other up?
 Fire!
I get excited when I find a lighter (I find a lot of them most don't work)  I'm not sure if it's ingrained in my DNA to be in Ahh of fire or me trying to rekindle (get it rekindle)  my childhood but I always pick them up.

Sad true Hollywood story coming up...
 Shortly after filming the movie "CARS 2" Lightning Mcqueen became addicted to to "techron" (an additive added to chevron fuels) With gas prices on the rise he quickly blew through the millions of $$$ he collected from Disney.  TMZ recently got footage of him giving back alley Lube Jobs to pay for his fix. 

Sidenote did you know Tomader was actually a 2009 Chevy towtruck with same addiction?
Screw You Chevron with Techron!
 I think these shovels are gay for eachother and I don't think they should be afraid of their feelings.

 So on my run today I was pondering a beer mile In Boston. Okay Cool right? But I need small shovels for awards and then I find these two. 
 Perfecto!
(yes I know the stupid photographer forgot to add anything to show scale)
I have found at least 10 of these I think they would be cool for play dough but they rally make no sense at the beach. 
And this is a boat without a sail

The End
:)