A few weeks ago, I made a comment that if there was a television program made of my life, it would probably be called "Hipster Mom Stuck In The Suburbs And Constantly Waiting For Her Son's Bus". Truth is usually stranger then fiction. Anyway, dear Angie (and Snooky) sent me these two lovely cards. The first is a a very Steampunk Snooky helping me wait for my own bus (probably a steam powered one.). The card cheered me immensely needless to say.

Almost a week later, I received a 2nd card! This amazing "Joseph Cornell" card! He is one of my "Art Hero's", Angie and I thank you again for such awesome cards!

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Comment by vizma bruns on March 14, 2012 at 7:32am

It's all making more sense now!

"Put a cog on Snooky and call him Steampunk!" Thanks for all the links!!!

Comment by Angie & Snooky on March 13, 2012 at 2:54pm

That's a great little essay Louise. Thanks for sharing.

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Jen, Snooky's not here alone. If it weren't for you and the Fonz, Snooky would have buried his bone years ago.

Comment by Louise Kiner on March 13, 2012 at 2:16pm
I know this conversation has kind of gone the way of the steam engine, but here is a blog post that was written by a friend of mine, that really, clearly, explains "Steampunk":
http://siripaulson.wordpress.com/2012/03/12/definition-of-steampunk/

I thought it might interest some of you.
Comment by Jen Staggs on March 8, 2012 at 7:03am

Snooky is my art hero.

Comment by Louise Kiner on March 8, 2012 at 12:43am
Here's another one that is rather splendid!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZTDcWi1dzoM&feature=youtube_gdat...

(I've actually had the pleasure to see the good Professor perform at Steampunk Convention last year.)
Comment by vizma bruns on March 8, 2012 at 12:24am

Love love love that song!! Thanks for the lesson, Louise! :-)

Comment by Louise Kiner on March 7, 2012 at 11:12pm

Glad it gave you a laugh, KDJ!

Comment by Louise Kiner on March 7, 2012 at 4:17pm
Btw, I happen to like gears and cogs. I think there great design elements, so I wasn't knocking them.
This did make me laugh though:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TFCuE5rHbPA&feature=youtube_gdat...
Comment by Louise Kiner on March 7, 2012 at 2:23pm
Comment by Louise Kiner on March 7, 2012 at 2:16pm
Could be; many Steampunk Artists "mod" all sorts of stuff beautifully, but I guess it's up to the artist. Do you have a link?
There's a bit of a joke that was going around (in the Steampunk community ):" Add some gears to it and call it Steampunk".

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