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Merry Sithmas

I’ve been down with a respiratory thing for two weeks now, so behind on a lot, but Darth Santa did get his annual excursion to mingle with the little folk, and I’m finally posting some pictures.  This year we went to San Diego’s Natural History Museum, with a stop outside the Globe Theater on the walk over.

All of our Darth Santa goodness, old and new, is over in the photo gallery.  Have a very Merry Sithmas.

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Merry Sithmas

Our little Sith Bobblelord went to the zoo this morning to spread his special version of Christmas cheer.  He talked to the residents about who had crossed to the dark side, and who had not.  He ran into an old friend.  He pondered new ways to motivate the workers.  He had a great time.

Today’s photos are here with our San Diego Zoo photos.  All the Darth Santa photos, including his previous trips to Disneyland and the beach, are here.


Chuck posted this on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at  1:56 pm.   Comments Off on Merry Sithmas 

Deck the Halls!

HOWLING POINT CHRISTMAS 2013 from Chuck Hartley on Vimeo.

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Making That List

Just a reminder that Darth Santa is out and about making his annual naughty and not naughty enough list.

Chuck posted this on Sunday, December 1, 2013 at  9:28 am.   Comments Off on Making That List 

Catching Up

Let’s see…missed Halloween, the election and Thanksgiving here.  Blame Twitter and Facebook (via iPhone) and a dead PC.  Fortunately the Christmas banners went up automatically on the first,so the site didn’t look completely neglected.  Reloading software and setting new defaults on a new HP laptop now, and trying not to get thrown over the rails managing the Windows 8 learning curve.  Not to mention playing with my  new train and scheduling photo ops for the Dark Lord of the Snow.


Chuck posted this on Sunday, December 9, 2012 at  4:13 am.   Comments Off on Catching Up 

Darth Gets Out and About

With two weeks to go until Christmas we went up to Disneyland Sunday for a little shopping and a chance to for our little Sith Bobblelord Darth Santa to check out the decor.  The results were great, and are all in their very own little gallery.  Honestly, I haven’t had this much fun with a little plastic toy in years, and the response from other guests and cast members at the park were fabulous.

Chuck posted this on Monday, December 12, 2011 at  11:52 am.   Comments Off on Darth Gets Out and About 

Holiday Hosting Duties

The 2010 holidays kinda fizzled around here.  We were in escrow on the new place and never really committed to decorating, and didn’t want to unpack a lot of decorations we’d only have to pack up again a couple weeks later (the escrow was originally scheduled to close on Christmas Eve).

Darth Santa's Howling Point debutHaving a blast decorating the new house though, and out of frustration with work, and just a bit of idlehandedness, I’ve turned to the dark side for Howling Point’s host of the new decor.  Our revered and beloved Darth Santa bobble debuted here in 2009, having been adopted in Vegas earlier that year.  He’s back now, making certain everything is fully operational for the arrival of the Man in Red later this month.  More documentation of his efforts (prequels, sequels, and maybe even an animated Life Day special), not to mention 3-D remasterings scheduled for 2020, will be forthcoming.

Darth Santa reviews the troops Darth Santa senses a presence

Chuck posted this on Tuesday, December 6, 2011 at  11:38 am.   Comments Off on Holiday Hosting Duties 

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