erikandallhisthings asked: i showed this blog to my sixty year old daddy. he remembers richie rich as being considered a sub-par strip back in the day. he thinks occupy richie is a hoot.
eighteen or so
I went home to East Lansing for the Thanksgiving holiday. I took the Lego out of the bins and down from the shelves. Built a new thing and toyed around with some old things. Making something entirely new from your own imagination, something that not you or anyone else has seen before, is terrifically satisfying. As is looking back on something you’ve made and knowing absolutely everything about it.
my friend john’s text to me after reading my tumblr post gushing about “achtung baby”, my favorite album, which turns 22 today.
part two of two
nb in my twenties I was the kind of dude who really thought he sounded clever hating on stuff that didn’t appeal to him. I am happy to report that one grows out of that and consequently leads a much happier life. happy birthday achtung baby, thank you for bringing my friend matt so much joy over the years