Life-Like Train Set Registration Card

Like many kids growing up, I was fascinated with trains, and owned a train set. My first and only train set, bought some time between 1989 and 1990, was manufactured by Life-Like. Later, I would buy extra tracks, cars, and a Bachmann locomotive, but I never got another train set. Still, while I had it … Continue reading “Life-Like Train Set Registration Card”

Model 1 Sega Genesis

Today’s museum post will be of my pride and joy, my original Sega Genesis system. The original console was offered to me as a bribe from my mother to get me to study hard in order to get into a prestigious high school (I think that was the last time I ever got straight 4.0s … Continue reading “Model 1 Sega Genesis”

First Date

I originally posted this here on February 11, 2018 @ 02:56 but later un-posted it because I thought that maybe I was airing too much of my “dirty laundry”. But then I remembered how I wrote about fearing making a caricature of myself, being afraid to post my real thoughts and feelings, so now the … Continue reading “First Date”

Emporium Capwell Locator Tag (1991)

Here’s an interesting relic from the past, a locator tag from Emporium Capwell, a San Francisco department store that closed in 1995. The tag was for our 27-inch Toshiba CF2767 TV, which I sold via craigslist in the early 2000s. I don’t know if the date on the tag is the date that we got … Continue reading “Emporium Capwell Locator Tag (1991)”

New York, Day 2 – Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Chinatown

October 25, 2012 – Thursday One of the few good things about jet lag is that we invariably end up waking in the wee hours of the morning and it seems like we have the whole day ahead of us to do stuff. Tourist destinations are also usually less crowded earlier in the day, and … Continue reading “New York, Day 2 – Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Chinatown”