Category Archives: Holiday

The Exorbitant Price of Airport LEGO®

After spending two wonderful weeks in Costa Rica, sadly the time came to head home. My wife and I spent our holiday in Puetro Veijo, next to a black sand beach on the southern Caribbean Sea. Puerto Veijo was a small town, with no major retailers (other than one chain grocery store). There was no LEGO® to be had, other

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Minifigure Monday – Halloween Was Yesterday

Halloween Was Yesterday (An original poem from True North Bricks) At the shopping mall today, As I wandered through the fray Of the hoards fighting to pay, I found Christmas in full sway. Halloween was yesterday, But it has been packed away. Gone was the corpse with decay, In its place, Santa and sleigh. It’s over a month, I say,

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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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Warmest Holiday Wishes

Today is my first day off for the Holidays, so I thought I would take a moment to reflect a little on the season. I celebrate Christmas, but I am not religious. The word “Christmas” is, by definition, a Christian religion contraction of “Christ’s Mass”. It is meant to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. But, in reality, despite evidence that

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