Category Archives: About Me

The Big Time.

Some of you might recall that I passed my three year mark as a blogger last March. I updated the look of True North Bricks, got some affiliate programs up and running, and started a few new monthly editorials to spice things up a bit. Well, it looks like year three is going to be even bigger than I thought.

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New Year, New Look!

Over the last couple of weeks, you might have noticed a few changes here at True North Bricks.  I joined some affiliate programs, started a couple of new monthly columns, and now there is a new look. Well, the blog has just turned three years old. I figured it was time for some fresh updates. Thanks to all of you,

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Out & About in Toronto

For the last week, I have been in Toronto. The purpose of the trip was actually work related. I was sent to a conference for some professional development. My wife and I decided that we would extend the trip a little to visit family and friends in the area. Of course, I had to squeeze some LEGO related activities into

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Of weekend getaways and comic cons…

My wife and I charge most of our purchases to our travel points credit card. This normally gives us the opportunity to make one or two weekend getaways each year. For the last couple of years, we have made the short trip to Ottawa in order to attend Comic Con, and our points cover the hotel cost. I love Comic

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M is for Meteorite

Today’s post is about LEGO, and it isn’t. Space exploration is a big theme in the LEGO world, and one of my favorite sets is actually the City Spaceport (60080). I love the astronaut Minifigures, as well as the rocket scientists that came with it. That idea of exploring space is what inspired my Minifigure photo today. Really old things

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You Have Gone Away

We’ve been friends for so many years, Through ups and downs, and smiles and tears. Sadly, the time has come to say, My good friend, you have gone away. Like a flame that once danced in gold, That sadly flickered and went cold. Or faded spark once bright as day, My good friend, you have gone away. Your friendship I

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