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Advent 2018 Day 7

At the end of the first week, we get a woman with a shovel, an old-style camera, and a Naboo fighter.
Advent 2018 Day 7

Here’s our shoveling lady from the City calendar – the mom of the kid from Day 2, I imagine?
City Advent 2018 Day 7

Meanwhile Friends gives us another tree ornament, this time a camera with an old fashioned flash cube. I can just imagine the kids building this, saying “Mommy why don’t they just use their phone?”
Friends Advent 2018 Day 7

Star Wars gives us a Naboo fighter. With this ship the Star Wars franchise made a break from the gritty, greebly ships of the Original Trilogy, with this shiny yellow and chrome ship. One of the many flaws with the Prequel Trilogy. But at least I recognized this for what it was.
Star Wars Advent 2018 Day 7

Here’s another view of the Naboo Fighter.
Star Wars Advent 2018 Day 7 Rear/side

Amusement Park Train

I made this cute little train earlier this year. It’s meant to represent a cheesy fake train that you might find at an amusement park to ferry passengers between the parking lot and the rides. It features three cars and an 0-4-0 locomotive, built on the 9V train motor base. The cars use the smaller diameter wheels so that they can be low to the ground.
Amusement Park Train (Front)
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Bricks by the Bay 2018

This past weekend was the 9th edition of Bricks by the Bay, the bay area’s local LEGO convention. I was a co-founder and President from 2010 through 2015, until I resigned and skipped the 2016 event. I returned last year to repair my relationship with the local LEGO community and am feeling very happy to have been accepted and welcomed back into the fold.

BBTB 2018 MOCs
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