My Blog Has Moved

Well folks, I've finally done it. I've switched to WordPress and my blog is now on my own domain. So say good-bye to Blogger and good-bye to the bling. But don't be sad. Life is full of change. Change is a good thing. It keeps us on our toes. It challanges us and makes us stronger. And as your next President... oops, I got a little speechy there, didn't I?

Anyway, check me out at:

http://www.meandtheblueskies.com/

I'll look for you there.


Tuesday, August 12, 2008

The Rootin' Tootin' Shootin-ist Remote Control Ever!

I was reading one of my favorite blogs, Design Boner, when I came across what I believe to be the coolest remote control ever: The Sharp Shootin' Remote Control.

Talk about un-pc. This is a gun shaped remote control. It is designed to look like a wild west six-shooter and can control one function from your regular remote, be it channel down, volume up, power off - whatever. Simply point it at the tv, and shoot away. It even makes a toy gun "bang" sound every time you pull the trigger.

Neatly packaged, it comes with a sheriff's badge so everyone knows who really controls the remote. It's available on-line at a variety of novelty stores including firebox.com, what on earth catalog, and x-tremegeek.com. But the best price I could find it for was at auctionaticstore.com for $7.99.

Who knew how inexpensive it would be to become the sheriff of your own tv? I think I can't resist. I've gotta have one. Now all I have to do is dust off my cowboy boots, dig up my old cowboy hat, and throw 3:10 to Yuma on the dvd player. Ride 'em cowpoke!

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