Category Archives: Pirate

Grace O’Malley – Update #25 – is a project ever really complete???


I am updating this post that I never finished. I was hoping The Devil’s Shadow Mutineers would work with Fiona the Black. Nope, nothing for my favorite Thamarite. The sure looked like they might be Thamarites.  Shrug.. Little did I know … Continue reading

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Rant – Log Jam!!!


It has been about a month. Why, I don’t know (third base). Well, maybe I do. A lot of March has been taken by conventions. Four days for PAX East and over a week for AdeptiCon. Preparation and planning for … Continue reading

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Grace O’Malley – Update #26 – Donate or Paint Complete!


Tuesday started out well. Normal morning routine. Worked on her hair and face, a lot of blending. Thin the paint, add a layer. As the morning when on, I just didn’t feel well. Have had a cold, con crud or … Continue reading

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Grace O’Malley – Update #26 – Donate or Paint!


I think of this as Donate & Paint!! Yesterday, Sunday 22 Feb, I was informed that my arch nemesis had challenge me. Donate or Paint is a charity Chain Attack started. A member of the Wm/Hd community has medical troubles. Because … Continue reading

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Grace O’Malley – Update #25 – Is a project ever really done?


Two things are happening in the next few weeks. There is a new sculpt of Fiona the Black (everyone favorite Thamarite) and a new Sea Dog Unit. For me,  there is nothing wrong with the original one, but what the … Continue reading

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The end of one and the beginning of another…


Project Grace O’Malley started in June of 2012.  A Fiona the Black theme force with all the options is now in a case ready to play. Project Toucan starts now.  Well, to be honest the Ashlynn D’Elyse theme force has … Continue reading

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On the Road – is this Kansas?


Have you ever driven from coast to coast?  I have done it several time.  Life in the military.  I have driven on Rt 70, 80 and 90.  The old joke about I spent a month driving across Kansas applied to … Continue reading

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Grace O’Malley – Update #24 – Is it done?


I planned on doing this on Monday.  I had a phone asking me to work an extra shift.  So…. here I am on Tuesday doing what I planned to do yesterday. First thing was to stain all the plank bases. … Continue reading

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Grace O’Malley – Update #23 – conundrum


The internal debate about the planks is still not resolved.  The perfectionist is worried about the bases not coming out well..   If I screw up painting a model, I drop it in the “dip” jar and do it again. … Continue reading

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Grace O’Malley – Update #22 – Just four!


Today I got to sit down at the Whiz and pick up where I left off. There was a 40k tournament going on.  The tournament judge was painting too.  Having someone to talk to made the day quite pleasant.  Ruth dropped … Continue reading

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