Archive for the ‘Quirks’ Category

On the Universe & Being Shameless

September 28th, 2013 No Comments
OakMonster.com - Talk Like A Pirate Day - Krispy Kreme - Captain Bubbles

It was Talk Like A Pirate Day last week. Since I’ve learned about the holiday 7 years ago, I’ve transformed into Captain Bubbles and went to work as such. Last year, I sailed to the township of Long Beach to plunder a pastry shopped called Krispy Kreme. Since I was rogue at the time, I brought the booty to my good friend Doctor Justin to take to work.  This year, Captain Bubbles, now employed, repeated the raid and came away

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Friendship is Magic

June 1st, 2013 1 Comment
OakMonster.com - Otto and Victoria Cosplay

I was told a few times that my life would make for a great reality television show.  All the things I do are fascinating, they say.  I am quite certain someone else’s life is probably a hell of a lot more interesting than mine. But mine really ain’t that bad. But none of that fun stuff wouldn’t happen without my awesomely diverse group of friends I have come to know. I mean, what got me to write this post is

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The Greatest Audition That Never Was

February 9th, 2013 No Comments
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I scrambled into a waiting room full of hopeful actors.  A friendly face looked up and waved me over to an empty seat next to him. “So, when are you going up?” I asked. “Soon,” he said. A few steps away, a glass door swung open.  A lady with a clipboard called out a name, and my friend stood up. “Break a leg!” I called up at him as he walked by. He gave me a thumbs-up as he crossed

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Five for Friday: Saving Lives, Running with Wings, and Breaking Up with Glee

January 25th, 2013 2 Comments
OakMonster.com - Running with Wings

Five for Friday is a weekly (well, almost) series about the five new things I learned each week. (Hey, it’s still technically Friday! Sorry I’m late. Hee.) Actually, I should call this as Five for January. I haven’t written on of these since Christmas!  Well, having the year end recap, my 2013 goals, and Race on the Base updates did throw me for a loop.  We’ll just go with whatever I fancy for the past month, alright? I’ve Learned CPR

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My Little Pony Inspiration

January 4th, 2013 1 Comment
OakMonster.com - Fluttershy

Since you all know me so well over here, this installment of my update as the Face of the Race for the Los Alamitos Race on the Base is going to be a little bit different than the version posted over there. Don’t forget to give them some love anyway. Race on the Base will be my first race, ever. For most people, they would focus on getting the right running gear and building endurance to complete the race. For

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2012: Oakpocalypse

December 27th, 2012 2 Comments
OakMonster.com - 2012 Year In Costumes

Father Time apparently drives a Bugatti Veron in 2012. Varrrrpphhhewwwwssshhh… Gone. Anyway. Here’s my obligatory 2012 year in review. I’ve changed a few categories from the past years but you’ll still get the idea. 2012: Year of Costumes Instead of giving you 12 pictures from the 12 months, I’m giving you the pictures of all the cosplays I’ve done and costumes I’ve worn this year instead! Row 1: 5-minute Zombie make-up for REI Zombie Preparedness class Wolverine for a Halloween

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