Archives for: October 2006, 22


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Categories: Kooky Schemes - What's happening/Being Suggested, Any News?, General Shtuff

Answering a question... "Where's All The Bus Stuff???"


After trying VERY hard to limit the amount of "busly" stuff in the ol' blog here to avoid what appeared to be a backlash of people that felt it was too much, I received the following...


I thought your blog was about you trying to get a bus? Whenever I come here, all I see is a tiny footnote at the end of some posts. You're not getting your message across very well!

Yes, that's right... Apparently, I'm not "bus-centric" enough now! :)

Okay, kidding aside, let me explain...

I did go on... and on... and on about the bus... and YES, we ALL still want to save RLH 3 and I try to work it into posts as much as we can...


We really were taking a wee bit of a beating... We had some complaints that the blog was "good in parts", but was too much begging and was too "bus information" top heavy.

So yes, to appease Vox Populi, we toned ourselves down and although we DO try to tell people about our dreams, we decided to (try and?) be more entertaining... if you will.

More stuff that was fun to read... stuff we just liked writing about or thinking about... stuff to share.

We figured, do this, leave a note about our purpose, and if things went well, someone might say, "Wow! These folks are okay! Oh, look! They want to save a historic old bus! I think I'll help them!"

I admit, so far, not so good...


First of all, you never know... perhaps it will help... and although I admit, as time goes by, our chances to save the old bus become less and less, we really don't want to whack people over the head about it. If they're interested, they will find it and help us achieve our dream.

Second of all, both Sue and myself LOVE the fact that we have this forum to write about anything that catches our attention without having to be "completely on topic".

Sue and I have a level of "quasi-fame" and readership through our websites and work... and we do have the Paranormal Blog... but we really didn't have a forum to discuss our love of pets... or our thoughts on politics... or our feelings on world events... or... well, you get the idea.

So, we REALLY love having this sounding board... something that is also interactive.

Should I bang on the "WE WANT THE BUS!!!" drum more?

I don't think so... neither does Sue.

Our dream is STILL very important and very much alive... but it's out there... in the Ether... and if it comes true, fantastic...

...but if we made one person out there think, consider, react, take action, laugh, whatever... then we're pretty happy with this blog here.

Will we get our bus and make a dream come true??? Stay tuned! the mean time, we do hope you enjoy your read here.


The standard last note on the old blog... PLEASE SUPPORT THE DREAM!

This blog is here to help promote a dream that an entire family shares... that dream is to rescue an old London Double-Decker bus.


Please, if you have a few minutes, take some time to find out more about this bus and the kooky dream by clicking here.

This bus is VERY special to myself and the whole family, and any help any person can lend us would be most gratefully accepted.

If you or someone you know might be interested, there's our pixel ad site, HelpCoverTheBus.Com and a PayPal donation button (see the upper-right hand side of the blog) and, of course, a Cafe Press shop for T-Shirts and shtuff!
(...and who doesn't need some shtuff!)

Please help us make this dream a reality and save a piece of history!

We thank you for your support!

Please Note: We are also hoping for help from a public relations/marketing standpoint... If you might be able to assist OR know someone who might be willing to, please click here and read this entry...


D O.U.O.S.V.A.V.V. M
Et In Arcadia Ego


October 28th, 2009

See the "latest post" on the left here... I've decided to concentrate on other work so this blog is kinda done for me... THANKS kindly to my friends and regular readers... and as you'll note, I am still loitering in the blogsphere... and I'm still online... and I honestly haven't given up hope that we will get our dream bus one day! (We've just gotten REALLY quiet about it...)

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