A Monster Mission to Outer Space

You know that saying, "It's hard to keep a good monster down"... Wait, no, that's not how it goes, is it? Anyway, Finn McSpool recently put this maxim to the test on a recent trip to Oregon's Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum. I've been wanting to visit this museum for ages because it houses a … Continue reading A Monster Mission to Outer Space

Finn McSpool: Treasure Hunter of the Oregon Coast

Yes, it's time again to hop back across the pond from Finn McSpool's trip to Ireland for another local adventure -- this time on the Oregon Coast where Finn not only tries his hand at rock climbing, but also uncovers buried treasure. With the thermometer hovering right near 100 degrees (about 37-38 degrees C) Portland … Continue reading Finn McSpool: Treasure Hunter of the Oregon Coast

Beasties, Books & Burgers…and Super Zapper Ray Guns

This week we're taking a little break from Finn McSpool's tour of his homeland. Well, not really a break, because this post is all about a Beastie workin' hard (sort of) for the money...and for the benefit of library lovers everywhere. Like his human counterpart, David Beastie works at the local library where he toils … Continue reading Beasties, Books & Burgers…and Super Zapper Ray Guns

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Finn “Robin Hood” McSpool Takes a Detour to Waterford

We're back with another stop on our tour of all things Finn McSpool. Finn, damn it, stop hogging the keyboard. Sorry, about that. That should read, another tour of all things Ireland. While Kilkenny is a gorgeous little town that I could nestle into for a month or more, one morning Mr Husband and I … Continue reading Finn “Robin Hood” McSpool Takes a Detour to Waterford

The Beastie of a Hundred Thousand Welcomes

Céad míle fáilte (a 100,000 welcomes) from the Emerald Isle! That's right, the Beastie has landed! Finn McSpool is in Ireland, the land of his birth, for a couple weeks and is having far too much fun (read: drowning in stout and other libations) to do much of a post this week. Still, you know … Continue reading The Beastie of a Hundred Thousand Welcomes