Author Archives: Stan Flouride

About Stan Flouride

THIS BLOG IS ALWAYS AD-FREE I make stuff and do things.

Astronomers Make Massive Discovery on the Far Side of the Moon | Smithsonian

A 1,200-mile-wide crater on the far side of the moon was formed when a huge asteroid with a heavy metal core smashed into the lunar surface billions of years ago. When that happened, the asteroid drilled through layers of the … Continue reading

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Pageant of Pulchritude: 1927 

(click on photo to enlarge and zoom)             Source: Shorpy Historic Picture Archive :: Pageant of Pulchritude: 1927 high-resolution photo

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GoLo or Go Homies

I found this Lowrider Magazine trophy on the corner of Haight and Ashbury in front of the Gap (which closed in 2007) and when David Gonzales’ ‘Homies’ first came out in the early Noughts I spent a small fortune collecting … Continue reading

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Welding mask, about $8

Tempting but I’m afraid that it would be too big for my suitcase and I’m pretty sure they won’t let me take it as a carry-on.

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Huancayo, Peru

My destination, Huancayo, is 10,692ft/3,259m above sea level. I live about 260ft/83m above it. I have altitude sickness meds and know about mata de coca but I’m still concerned. I had infantile asthma and even when I ran long distance … Continue reading

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Watts Towers

Glad to finally Simon Rodia’s amazing sculptures in person. They’re undergoing major restoration so we couldn’t get in but I still enjoyed them.

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Watts Towers

Glad to finally see

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Free Coffee for TSA

Today I bought a 30 cup catering container to give to the TSA folks who are being forced to work without pay

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Homies Go Low

I found this 2001 trophy from Lowrider Clothing on the corner of Haight & Ashbury on my way to work many years ago. When David Gonzales’ ‘Homies’ first came out in the early Noughts I spent a small fortune collecting … Continue reading

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Norman Just Wants You to Be Clean

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