The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

Go figure.

Sunday, November 22, 2015

At $125,000 per, these make for some very expensive candles

The weather was pretty much the same as yesterday so our activities today were spent on more indoor activities. First up—Madame Tussauds.

[He came straight off the set of that one Star Trek episode where he played opposite Frank Gorshin] [It really is amazing how a little paint will liven things up] [The finished product—it's nice to see maitre d's being represented at Madame Tussauds] [I'm not sure what Vinnie Barbarino did to be imortalized in wax though] [I saw Will Smith sitting by himself next to a fake fire.  He was deep in thought—pondering the lack of success of his movie “After Earth” and that perhaps trying to buy his son a movie career was not a good move.] [“I want you!” “No, I want you!”]

Dem bones, dem bones, dem dry bones.

In the same shopping center as Madame Tussauds is The Skeleton Museum, which is less creepy than it sounds, even though it contains skeletons from across the entire animal kingdom (including humans).

[Death rides a pale horse.  Death could also use a meal or two.  So could his horse.] [The Burmese Python—the ultimate BBQ animal] [The ultimate in lawn ornaments—the skeleton flamingo!]

Unfortunately my iPhone decided to run out of battery power and I was unable to get more pictures of this incredible place. I so much wanted to show you the picture of the centaur skeleton they had on display.

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