The Odyssey of Hot Dogs is Over

Photo-A-Day #2671

Thirty-one days of hot dogs has now come to an end. I did not make it to ever single hot dog trip along the National Hot Dog Month 2012 Tour but I did go to quite a few as Rob Merlino’s photographer and backup videographer. It was a very fun experience and I look forward to more adventures int he future.

The photo is of the “canned questions” that Rob asked each hot dog vendor along the tour. I think he is going to frame it. You can see all of those videos at the Hot Dog Man Channel on Youtube and read all about our adventures on Hot Dog Stories and you can see all the photo galleries at the Hot Dog Stories Facebook Page. Continue reading The Odyssey of Hot Dogs is Over

Video Game Review: Sesame Street: Elmo’s Musical Monsterpiece

Elmo's Musical MasterpieceI was sent a copy of Elmo’s Musical Monsterpiece for the Wii to play with and review. I set the game up for Eva to get started playing. The game has very simple controls which are very easy to comprehend for a child of 4 1/2 years old. She gets up and moves, jumps and twists in order to perform little mini games on the screen. There is only one button on the controller needed and the rest are simple gestures that your child performs.

I was at breakfast with Eva the other day and she pointed to the wall and said, “I know that instrument! It is an accordion!” I looked and it was an accordion. I asked her how she knew that instrument and she replied that she learned of it from Elmo’s Musical Monsterpiece. The game is cute and fun with music that children will enjoy. Watching her play it and seeing her sense of accomplishment was something that made me proud. Continue reading Video Game Review: Sesame Street: Elmo’s Musical Monsterpiece