Author Archives: Joey@IdeaJones

Imperium Neptuni Regis… The Shellback

Imperium Neptuni Regis: The Ancient Order of the Deep Another certificate from WWII, again from the USS General Harry Taylor (for more about that ship, see the post on The Domain of the Golden Dragon). Here, the certificate a sailor … Continue reading

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Prepped to Go

I confess, I’m mystified by reports I keep seeing of pets tied or chained to trees or fences and left to the mercy of the weather during the recent hurricanes. What are the people responsible thinking? What scenario do they … Continue reading

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WWII… Domain of the Golden Dragon

The Domain of the Golden Dragon This is a certificate awarded during WWII (the recipient’s name has been removed for this picture). Certificates were awarded to Navy sailors who crossed the International Date Line aboard ship. The recipient of this … Continue reading

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‘Ello, Guv’nor!

Waiting for the address to mail this to the person who won it at auction at the Pets Are Wonderful Support fundraiser in San Francisco. It was inspired by her dog, Guv’nor (who is, from the photo, adorable). PAWS is … Continue reading

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In Praise of Rock Star Parents

We went to see “Newsies,” (a Broadway musical) in a movie theater (yay, Fathom Events, bringing such things to movie theaters across America), then “Despicable Me 3.” Guess which audience deserved a standing ovation? The Newsies screening was lightly attended. … Continue reading

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