Some dragons are NOT for slaying -  right daddy Sunglasses... make you cooler My Sister and Her Sons Eat your heart out wife-envying fellow nerds! Screen-Shot-2013-11-16-at-9.40.27-PM Thanks Emily! Are we doing a pirate gig we Y'arrr! Pirate Gig at the Largo Rec Center I'm cute, right! Blogging with fuel

July – where we miss fireworks, do a bunch of stuff and maybe launch a new career

I’m writing you from our parking lot home, high summer, in Wisconsin Today is Tuesday August fourth as I write this. Tuesdays are Advice Column writing days but since I have been working ahead, getting columns done early, I can …
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July 2014 – It’s my birthday!

Man, July was one crazy-ass month.  My birthday party was at the end, and it was going to be a big one.  So I had a lot of work to do around the house.  Basically taking out a load bearing wall, …
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June is for visiting Friends & Family

Greetings, Tortugaholics! June is for visiting Friends & Family.  My first stop took me to my sister’s house in Glassport, Pennsylvania, where I got to visit her and my nephews.  My second was just 100 miles north of that in …
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December 2013 – I run naked up a mountain and fight a bear.

At the end of my journal last month I gave you a selection of sentences that I’d be expounding on in this month’s journal “LARF 13 now with Salvador”. “ Fireworks, pub, rain and  mud”.” Erections & Fencing” –  but …
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Gold Team Weekly Behind-the-Scenes Video: September 25 2013

Witness a glorious convergence of minions and the Gold Team at the Mall of America Skydeck in Minnesota!
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August 2013 – FIRST POST!

FIRST POST! Did you know that a new Tortuga Twin has emerged from the mists? Could you even guess that he is 6’2” tall?! DO YOU HAVE ANY IDEA WHAT CREPUSCULE MEANS?! -ahem-
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May 2013 – May I? You May indeed!

Hoo BOY am I LATE! Today is July 23rd. In fact – I won’t even bother to calculate how late I am – I’m so behind I’m almost in front. I am sitting down today to write three journals since …
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May 2013 – Rain, Rain Go Away!!!

We are currently encountering a weather pattern that seems to hit the Atlanta Metro area every 3 or 4 years. It’s raining every weekend!! It’s just killing us! We have beautiful weather during the week and then the clouds start …
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February 2013 – Let’s get this 2013 season started!!!

With the birth of baby Mia behind us it’s time to start our lives as mommy and daddy! The first thing we realized is that children really slow down a commute. Our average MPH dropped from 65 to 55! Even …
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February 2013

Jon’s audio blog of his Gulfport adventures.
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Want to Win FREE STUFF and garner INTERNET FAME? Want to have fun and try to “outdo” other Tortuga Fans? Want to show off really cool aspects of your life while supporting your favorite comic trio? You should enter our …
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It’s our first weekend at the Minnesota Renaissance Festival. We literally take you behind the scenes at the Crown Stage (our stage here in Minnesota.)  It’s just a glimpse, but we’re sure there will be more here and in Raphael’s …
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Say it isn’t so! Filmed on our final weekend at the Bristol Renaissance Faire. We’re a little silly, a little musical and a whole lot of sad to be leaving Bristol.

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I’m writing you from our parking lot home, high summer, in Wisconsin Today is Tuesday August fourth as I write this. Tuesdays are Advice Column writing days but since I have been working ahead, getting columns done early, I can …
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RESCU Rally Here’s your official look at what a RESCU Rally looks like. The RESCU Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization established to promote and maintain the health and medical well-being of the participants of RenaiTo see the rest of this post, …
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Greetings, Tortugaholics! June is for visiting Friends & Family.  My first stop took me to my sister’s house in Glassport, Pennsylvania, where I got to visit her and my nephews.  My second was just 100 miles north of that in …
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Can you believe it, Blue Team’s fifth year in South Dakota. Man do I love this festival. And of course shenanigans continue at home. Come on in and check it out.
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With a wonderful run at the Arizona Renaissance festival complete, Georgia is only a few short days away. But first one last trip to Florida! Our summer tour keeps us in the Midwest until October so I always try to …
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The final weekend of the Georgia Renaissance Festival was absolutely amazing!  The fans were fabulous, fellow performers (yep, we’re talking about YOU, Barely Balanced) were just the right amount of naughty, perverse, funny and outrageous, and…your favorite Tortugas were game …
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I’m writing you from our parking lot home, high summer, in Wisconsin Today is Tuesday August fourth as I write this. Tuesdays are Advice Column writing days but since I have been working ahead, getting columns done early, I can …
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RESCU Rally Here’s your official look at what a RESCU Rally looks like. The RESCU Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization established to promote and maintain the health and medical well-being of the participants of RenaiTo see the rest of this post, …
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Bristol – Fajita Rita Here’s your very own glimpse of what a Fajita Rita in Bristol looks like. Good food, lots of lovely people and a happy gathering of friends…old and new.     To see the rest of this …
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Man, July was one crazy-ass month.  My birthday party was at the end, and it was going to be a big one.  So I had a lot of work to do around the house.  Basically taking out a load bearing wall, …
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How do you build anything, let alone a Korean Temple at a Renaissance Faire? Heather has successfully run her business here at the Bristol Renaissance Faire out of one of the most lavish, beautiful tents I have ever been in. …
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Eating, sleeping, Skyrimming, petting Ferris, smoking, watching cartoons, making bad jokes, avoiding pants, weeping, reading comics, dancing weirdly in the living room, more eating,  washing dishes, sighing, cooking, acting, almost getting a real job, high fiving, snacking, painting, more sleeping. …
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Lucio’s List of Bad Hot Dog Toppings Carpet Snake Snape Cinnamon Red onion Freon Bluray Ice A clove Hair Caramel A bag Broccoli Pamphlets Oil Tobacco Racism Sand Another hot dog (hard to eat) Hair dye Rubber bands Human remains …
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Can you believe it, Blue Team’s fifth year in South Dakota. Man do I love this festival. And of course shenanigans continue at home. Come on in and check it out.
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With a wonderful run at the Arizona Renaissance festival complete, Georgia is only a few short days away. But first one last trip to Florida! Our summer tour keeps us in the Midwest until October so I always try to …
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They say a picture is worth a thousand words. I hope so cuz then I’ve already got about 40,000 words. Since I’m a little behind and writing both March and April’s journals at the same time, I’m gonna keep this …
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