May 5th, 2011


Posting in Fursuit

I'm sitting here in Carlsbad in my own little headless lounge. I pop out for brief 5 minute performances as the kids change classrooms here at the water festival. It's a pretty good bunch of kids. There's a little tail and whisker pulling, but I have a bunch of handlers who quickly get the kids back in line. It's a pretty huggy bunch as well which is a lot of fun. They also like to play the game where they find either the most shy or macho person in the class and demand that I go hug them. Of course they also demand that their teachers get a hug from me as well. Oh geez. My next scheduled performance is their lunch break. This will be a 30 minute non-stop dance fest. *lol*

*puts on game muzzle and hits the crowd*

EDIT: OMG! Was that ever a huggy bunch! I had kids glomping me right and left. I also had to pantomime Otto's complete life story to a bunch of girls. I essentially wrote his character sheet on the fly. So I'm 22 with a wife and 3 kids, 2 boys and a girl aged 1, 2, and 3. I just have to come up with a good name for my wife. Oh, and both my wife and mother are getting big fishes on Sunday.

The Atomic Fursuiter

Last year I made a post about Project Gnome. I was amazed to learn that New Mexico has had 3 atomic blasts on its soil (or under it). Everyone knows about the world's first atomic blast at the Trinity Site, but very few people know about the other nuke tests that took place around the country outside of the Nevada Test Site. Did you know that they detonated a couple of nukes in Mississippi?

In my never ending quest to fursuit in the most bizarre places, I actually suited at ground zero at the Trinity Site in 2005. The post and pics can be found here. Since I was going to be in Carlsbad as Otto and we had some time to kill this afternoon, we made the pilgrimage to ground zero for the Gnome Shot. So I am now the only fursuiter to have visited TWO nuclear blast sites! If I get motivated I will visit the other New Mexico site sometime this summer. Pics or it didn't happen? OK! Here ya go!

If you want to know more about the test, here is a fascinating video about the event. It's 29 minutes long, so grab some popcorn and enjoy. To me it was utterly fascinating because today there is NOTHING left at the site. It's just desolate NM desert with pumpjacks in the distance and cows wandering around.