Category Archives: What or Whom I Collect

One (or Two) Card Challenge

Alright fellow bloggers.  I’m down to needing one (okay, actually two) cards from the 2011 Topps Update Series.  Cards #175 and 253.  I’m asking you to fulfill a Night Owl patent pending  one card challenge.  More info found here: http://nightowlcards.blogspot.com/2012/01/one-card-challenge.html Now, … Continue reading

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2013 Topps Heritage Blaster Review

In what is now an annual tradition (if only because it has now opened two straight years), I found some blasters of 2013 Topps Heritage at Target last night. Here are my unsolicited thoughts: First, what a weird coincidence, but … Continue reading

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Welcome Back Hockey (With a pack break of 09/10 UD Series One)

I was overjoyed to awake early this past weekend and find that the NHL and NHLPA had finally agreed in principle to a deal to end the lockout. I missed hockey. Tired of the overpaid players and whining I gave … Continue reading

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Nearing the End

I’m not even going to address how long it has been since my last post.  Mentioning it in the previous sentence doesn’t count. It has taken me some time (not nearly as long as I thought), but I am current … Continue reading

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Topps Archives Review // Take My Cards

I tried to stop myself.  Really, I did.  I resisted the urge to stop by Target on my way home from work.  I avoided the card aisle on an inadvertent trip to Target with the family picking up housewares.  I … Continue reading

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Ilya Anyone?

One of the things I have really enjoyed the most since getting back in to the hobby are through the mail autograph’s (TTM’s).  It is a unique way for fans to interact with professional athletes (or otherwise famous persons) and … Continue reading

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’12 Topps US Olympic Card Needs

I’ve decided to at least put together the regular 100 card base set.  I may be shooting for the stars, but right now I’d also like to put together at least one of the parallel sets (bronze/silver/gold).  Bronze would be … Continue reading

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