ink and marker illustration of the inside of a walkman.

12 of 100, Duel doodle, Gio vs Alex.

How many times have you taken something apart for the shear joy of discovery. That was me, add in a sense of dread, on this day. It started after school, walking home and head bopping. The music in my headphones warped, it was the tape innocently wrapped itself into the pulleys. My shock and lack of understanding where on full display as I heard the never to be forgotten crinkling sound. Panic, pull the plug and pray. Later at home, doom and gloom clouding my vision, I summoned years of watching my mom tune and repair her sewing machines. On …

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Alex Felicano in Cardboard bear costume

Bear head turns into Bear suit.

The day has come, halloween is here, and all this work is worth it. Gio has his afro cardboard frankenstein, Oscar is rocking a full cardboard Pokemon Charizard, Damien is welding a pair of custom cardboard katanas, and Alex is suited up as a cardboard bear. This is a shot of the Bear at work, before the Costume contest, second place! Don’t Shoot, I did not take the Picnic baskets and I am not a zombie.

Susan rocks some wire zoo animals with the Boys!

My sister Susan was in town for the holidays and made a gang of elephants with the boys. Below are some of the wire zoo residents. Neat stuff wire and elbow grease, Oscar, Damien and Susan Rock. The boys wanted baby versions of all the animals, that’s why there are so many elephants, it took a minute to make them tiny.