Got a buddy. He's in his 70s. Teaches developmentally-disabled children. He was in my watchmaking class. I referred to an "Elgin 3-finger bridge" as a "three-fingered Elgin" and he drew this:
Dave makes balloon animals. Helps with the developmentally-disabled kids. He also has a '67 Rolls Royce and a lot of watchmaking tools but right now is a time for balloon animals, I guess. He sent me this:
I've been chatting with him over text. He's stuck indoors, we're all stuck indoors. He sent me this:
That was last month some time. Every day I get a new balloon picture.
Easter started silly
And got sillier
He's started getting kinda technical.
While remaining a font of dad jokes.
He has ventured into trademark infringement.
And apparently this week it's sea creatures.
I argued that one was more of a nudibranch. I was rebuffed.
Apparently the mardi gras slug took 90 minutes. Not the sort of thing one gets at the Spaghetti Factory. I'm told it's called a "Tak-4 weave in the biz" and that the Chinese have really started to get ridiculous about balloon animals but that, dear reader, is left as a search for you to perform.