3.05.2017

Crayola Crayons!

The Collector's Colors Limited Edition Tin!





Features the built-in sharpener!
Remember the smell?
This is really a gold crayon; apparently the outside has oxidized somewhat.
I tried this crayon, and lo and behold, the green layer wore off slightly and revealed the gold underneath.
These are the retired eight.
bottom of tin
1977 Crayola 24-pack (according to http://www.crayoncollecting.com/Binney.htm)

Back of the box

The old-style labels!

1.16.2017

Six years of Blogger!

Hi everyone,
Know it's been a few months, but wanted to check in on this sixth anniversary of coolstuff4819! If you told me, six years ago, that not only would I still be eating Sriracha sauce, but also be working as an engineer, I would have been skeptical. But if you told me I would have moved 550 miles away from home to do so, I definitely would not have believed you.

Though I haven't been typewriting or using my fountain pens as much as I used to, I've been exploring a new hobby: collecting for the Atari 2600, and getting good at games like Berzerk and River Raid, among others. I'll most likely be posting a little about that in days to come.

For now, though, I'd like to thank all of you who have stuck with this blog for the last six years! Here's to the future.

Vikram

I'll leave you with a small poem I came up with.

I was taking a walk through the park
When suddenly there was a bark.
Whether it was a dog
Or simply a log
No one knows; it was too dark.