Humor – A Boomer’s Story

Humor – A Boomer’s Story: This definitely falls under the category of “A picture is worth a thousand words.” I found this while browsing Flickr; it was uploaded by loungelistener with the name “Al’s Hat.

Al is our head prop man at the theatre. It seems lately that it’s always one thing after another in his life. Today John (our head carpenter and my best pal) and I had to do a work call at noon. While at lunch, he and I recalled Li’l Abner and the guy Joe Btfsplk, and thought that fit Al lately… one thing led to another, and this hat was born. John helped me round up the parts (and modelled it for this photo with appropriate pout), and I constructed it. Some cardboard, cotton batting, 3M spray adhesive, black & grey spray paint, an old hat, and a coat hanger to hold the cloud up. …oh, and some fishing line for the dangling raindrops too.

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2 thoughts on “Humor – A Boomer’s Story

  1. I need to get one of these made for the office! We used to have a tradition where a developer that introduces a bug in the software received a foam brick they could place in their workspace. Seems we could use this as an award for the employee having a bad day.

  2. Hello VintageP,

    Thank you for dropping in on my blog. The hat would definitely make for an “interesting” present to some poor unsuspecting developer!

    Regards,
    boomerlife

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