Party at the Pen

Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia held its 5th annual masquerade party, Party at the Pen. I’ve never been to such a party, and I waited too long to find a mask. The local party supply store had one style left, the red and black sequined Firebird. I could have ordered something online sooner, but since I wear glasses, I needed to be sure that whatever I chose could be comfortably worn over plastic frames. The Firebird fit the bill, or beak, as it were.

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Let’s Get Ready to . . . Rumble?

I’m a big fan of the Gold’s Gym Cardio Workout game for the Nintendo Wii. It’s challenging and I enjoy it, but I wanted to do kickboxing. There is a bit of that on one of the games, but there isn’t a game devoted to the sport. I always thought that Nintendo missed out by not having ankle sensors for its console. Think of all the cool soccer and martial arts games they could have made.gloves

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