Even overcast and ugly it’s kinda pretty.
Helper bots united! Analyzer, HERBIE, & Artoo!
\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\CONFIG\SYSTEM is missing or corrupt at this gas pump
LP & R&B.
Welcome H.E.R.B.I.E.! (Humanoid Experimental Robot, B-type, Integrated Electronics) debuted 1978 in the Fantastic Four cartoon.
“Alright this is good hair”. –Leah
Chill time between meetings at my office is pretty great.
60s & 70s Japanese giant robots? Welcome 1956-debuting Tetsujin-28, GIGANTOR!
Water temperature 62°F at the Jetty. I’m calling this summer.
Tetsujin 28! (Gigantor) has arrived! Joins the club tomorrow?
Jojo, still at work.
The half order of salmon and bagel is not kidding around
I love these women, I love those smiles. (Rehearsal day)
This is a Monday I could get used to.
Alexandra giving Ashlyn some tips on her job (Rehearsal afternoon)
Alexandra’s Bridesmaids were lovely and did their jobs very well.
Eagerly and patiently awaiting (from Saturday)
Creme Brûlée for 4.
Road trip photos
Every backyard in Homewood seems to have trees like this.
Easter Neighborhood Stroll
Photo booths are go!
Plan for the afternoon and evening.
Goofballs of luv. Rehearsing up a storm.
Road trips are better with awesome folks.
Sacramento really is a city of trees.
Agenda: California northbound.
The face of late Friday.
Jojo on my lap during deployment.
Scrum time. (Agile bots)
Lunchtime is comics, baloney and incredible weather.
Beware the finger missiles of Giant Robo (or, check out my explosive manicure)
GIANT ROBO HAS ARRIVED! (Design from Japanese manga and live action tv, 1967)
By height. Welcome Artoo! (Taller than Mechagodzilla & Analyzer) NewBotDay!
Toe to toe with giants.
Colors of the wind.
Dusty & Miles
Dewey is enormous and friendly. There are either 5 or 6 dogs here. Hard to count.
Photobombed by Dusty at Family Dinner.
Birthday early morning dental appointment!
The weather outside’s not frightful
While waiting for backend folks to debug issues, robot rearrangement calms my nerves.
“You’re a good guy, like Superman.” New bot day. Iron Giant is #23 of my workbots.
Gypsy doe not have to debug mysterious 400 errors.
Advancing age is best complemented with a flattering hairstyle.
Day 2. Family photo addition.
Jojo munching on her alien.
It’s Friday AND new robot day. Welcome Combattler! (Chōdenji Robo Combattler V) an anime from 1976.
Gypsy is very patient during meetings.
Brilliant. Cassette tape case as phone stand.
Duck bus staredown
Yes! Acquired Robot Girl by Michelle Valigura from @mostawesomeshop !! Happy (early) Birthday to me!
Gundam Converge 12 RX-79[G] with Henrietta the plant.
I’m trying to think of them not as meetings, but parties. Like, not very good parties.
King Joe from the Ultraman universe has arrived! New bots always!
I like the painting of David Crosby in the background. Also liking live tunes.
My colorful cast of characters. eBay seller gave me bonus superdeformed Getter Robo!
Analyzer Unit 09 (09-Type Autonomic Shipboard Analysis Unit) joins the family.
Latest bot recruit is from a little show called Space Battleship Yamato (adapted sliced & diced into Star Blazers in USA)
I missed Mike Allred’s Madman when it came out in 1993. Now I’m catching up.
Bee themed. By Leah.
Creme brûlée with @leah7peah
I love the unexpected congruency between @nikinapalm watercolor and @empoweredcomic ‘s comic. Both arrived yesterday!
Domos! Attention: @mikeynerd
Oh look it’s Chibi Mechagodzilla!
Making marks on the bus.
bus kiosk, rainy day
Latest recruits! From Connecticut and Tokyo! (Getter 1 & Gaiking)
Showing my sister-in-law Mt Soledad and the Chief’s plaque!
Duchess demands petting. No choice.
Friday is dust & change the bots around day.
Finally emptied out
Giving blood with San Diego Blood Bank.
The Big Guy & Rusty The Boy Robot! Any day with robot additions can’t be all bad.
At the San Diego Urban Sketchers meetup group surreptitiously drawing in plain sight.
FREE CHILD with purchase of Adult
Programming Decor. Tux & Beastie.
I do not get tired of changing around these bots!
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