The Other Beetlemania!

When the Volkswagen Bug came to the U.S. my father bought one in the late 1950’s. It’s hard to describe how different, how bare-bones and stark these cars were – tiny brake and clutch pedals, and no padded dashboards. These cars were so small and with the engine in the back! Unheard of at the... Continue Reading →

Springbok Puzzle Review

My Rating: 10/10 Let me introduce you to Springbok, an absolutely wonderful puzzle brand. If you aren't already familiar with this brand then you are in for a real treat. Springbok is definitely in my top five all time favorite puzzle brands. Trust me, if you saw my puzzle library you would know just by... Continue Reading →

Gamer’s Paradise – Puzzle Review

At the height of our COVID isolation some months ago I was close to running out of jigsaw puzzles. Ugly withdrawal was looming. I might have been forced to become productive – shampoo carpets, clean out cupboards. . . that sort of thing. Luckily a relative gifted me with Gamer’s Trove which is now once... Continue Reading →

A Cure for Wintertime

Some of you may remember when Eddie Cochran sang, “There ain’t no cure for the summertime blues.” He should have sung about the “wintertime blahs.” Everyone loves that first snowfall, but by now – not so much. If you live with “real” winters you know what I’m talking about – gray skies, snow covered sidewalks... Continue Reading →

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