Everything you need to know about a Himalayan Salt Lamp

THE SALT LAMP CRAZE

People went crazy when these salt bricks came on the scene awhile back but there was some talk that they were fake and the craze kinda died down.

Something happened and once again these tasty treats are back and better than ever. I know this, I work at a bargain outlet store and we can’t keep these humps of salt on the shelves.

These precious glowing salt mounds are supposed to help give you a better nights sleep, purify the air, balance out electromagnetic radiation, calm your allergies and asthma, boost energy and many more fun healthy things your body and mind are lacking.

That information might be all well and good but I can’t contest to any of that…yet.

THE PURCHASE 

Just the other day my husband broke down and bought two lumpy salt piles for our apartment ($9.99 where I work + employee discount, so… Less than that). We’re hoping what we read is true and we can begin to turn back our life clocks and start to feel better.

So, currently I don’t have much to report on as it hasn’t even been a full week but I can tell you some very important information regarding these lamps.

THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW

1) These bitches weigh like a ton, is it the salt, is it the light, is it the base? All I know is I had to carry two of those up the stairs and I wasn’t having it.

2) They light up the whole fucking room. They say to sleep with it on and that’s great for some but for most…a dark room is required to fall asleep. I didn’t have a problem with it but then I can fall asleep almost anywhere.

 

3) They are hot to the touch, I would let them cool down before you put your filthy mitts all over it.

4)  They definitely have a salty taste to them, I also think I might have burned the tip of my tongue. I also suggest tasting the lamp after it has cooled down.

 

HOW TO USE IT

We have been turning ours off at night and when we leave for work because I don’t want them burning the apartment down. Will they burn it down? I don’t know, but leaving things plugged in and on while I am not at home makes me nervous.

I also don’t know if they shrink or stop working after so long, don’t want to waste up precious salt lamp hours when we’re not around.

They come with a bulb that looks pretty standard, when that goes… just stick anther one in it.

There is also a nice little switch on the cord that you can turn on and off, this way you can keep it plugged in if you must.

 

Well I hope you enjoyed this useful information!

 

Talk at ya later.

Harland Williams

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Harland Williams

Hello!

You were probably wondering where myself and Shari have been this winter, well I assure you we have a few tricks up our sleeves. If you can hold on just a little longer I promise a few good adventures, but in the meantime please enjoy this easy stalk.

 

Harland was on the hit list for the month of April, he was scheduled to perform at Hilarities from Friday till Sunday so we had a few options. However a week ago I got the call that I won yet another 4 pack to an upcoming comedy show. Harland was one of the names on the list and I knew right away that’s who we were going to see, the downfall… only Friday night was available and that would mean I would have to miss volleyball. I was ok with that. 🙂 So I scrounged up a few people and we made our way downtown, it was a beautiful night. A little wet and a little chilly but it was Cleveland and it was April so we rolled with it.

We picked up our tickets and made our way down the stairs where some nice gentlemen escorted us to our seats, we ordered some food and a few dranks and prepared to laugh.

The opening act was a lovely, black lady. I don’t remember her name and never did get a picture with her but she was talented and very funny, she introduced the next guy. Some middle-aged white dude, at first…to me he seemed dry and I was nervous but he came too and I also enjoyed his comedy. He was hanging out back after the show, I thought about getting a picture with him but I already held my company up too long so I decided against it.

Finally Harland comes out and he did not disappoint.  He was probably one of the funniest if not funniest comedians I have seen there or ever. I never stopped laughing and actually had tears running down my face. There was even a few times where I had the creepy silent laugh and couldn’t breath. I even became that annoying laugher that people turned around to look at.  He interacted with the audience and never skipped a beat, it was like half the time he was making his act up on the spot and it was perfect. I clearly enjoyed myself and would absolutely go see him th next time he comes around.

At the end he was nice enough to meet his fans out in the lobby. First he was selling his shirt that he wore on stage. For most of the night I was focused on it trying to figure out what he said. Finally some whore he called out who was on her phone asked him the question.

The video above explains the shirt and you can purchase one from his site for $22, or you can get one at his shows for $20. 🙂

Anywho. He was selling the shirts first and signing autograph and when that was all done then he was taking pictures with the peeps. So my brother and I got in line, I had T.J. get the ticket signed so I can add it to my scrapbook and then I had Harland sign the cover of my Sorority Boys DVD. He was super cool about it, I got nervous because it was a DVD but he did it without hesitation.

 

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When that was all said and done we waited to get our pictures with him, one of the workers was taking the pictures for Mr.Williams to keep things moving along. He took the picture and the flash never went off when I looked at it, it was a little blur… kinda like a turd flying through space.

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I said something and Harland was cool with taking another picture but people were quick to jump in with him. So my husband and I waited off to the side patiently. After about 4 or 5 people Harland saw we were still waiting and he asked if we wanted another picture, I said yeah but I didn’t want to jump in front of anyone. He said, we were next and like he promised we jumped back in and got another picture. Once again there was no flash but I wasn’t going to go back for a third, luckily it was good.

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What a fun evening!! I got to spend with my husband, brother, mother and her partner. Great food, company and laughs.

 

Special thanks to Hilarities for the hook up and warm hospitality and for Harland Williams for the laughs!

 

Thank you for my fans!! Hope you enjoyed the story, please like, comment and SHARE!!

Stalk ya later.

Cleveland Comic Con / Wizard World

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Hello!
I’ll try to make this short and sweet but there is soooooooooooo much to talk about. Let us begin where Pat and I were going to purchase the 3 day weekend pass but ended up just getting tickets for Saturday. It was $107.00 for the two of us, $45 a piece plus some crazy amount of tax. However Pat and I were planning this for some time now so we were prepared to pay the price. We had never been to a #ComicCon before and with this being #Cleveland‘s first we just had to check it out. #ClevelandComicCon Now my husband is a geek and loves his super heroes and comic books, so he was excited for other reasons. I on the other hand was all about the celebrities that would be occupying their little booths. One celebrity in particular was Scott Wilson / #HershelGreene from The Walking Dead (TheWalkingDead) , and I was going to snag him for sure. The sucky thing about all of this was that you had to pay for a picture and then pay for an autograph but not all of us had a million dollars. But I had a few bucks in my pocket and went there expecting to spend some of it, I wasn’t leaving there without a picture with a celebrity.When we got there, we headed straight to the back where all the celebs were caged in little areas. We headed over to where Scott Wilson was, it was very exciting…for me. At most of the booths you could pay in cash for a picture (selfie) or an autograph or both but at a cheaper rate. You also could chat it up with them for a bit and then move a long. Wizard World was offering “Photo ops” for a lot more money but they were professionally taken, and you got a free print out of it. I didn’t need all that and was content with an average photo with my own camera. Pat forced me to get in line and do my photo op with Scott before it was too late. As I was scooting through the line I made eye contact with Scott and we had a small conversation before I made it to him. So I did, paid my $20 and got a picture with Mr.Wilson, I didn’t want to pay another $30 for an autograph. When I got up there he asked for a hug, and of course I gave him one. He was super sweet and talked to us for a minuet.
Scott Wilson
When all was done Pat and I went our separate ways. He was going to look at all the toys and booths and I was going to hang out with the celebrities. I wanted to meet more but I didn’t want to pay for it, so I decided to try and catch them in between. It didn’t work out so well:
1) Seth Gilliam / #GabrielStokes from #TheWalkingDead had a booth next to Scott. I saw him leave his area and book it across the floor, so I followed him. I made it to him and asked for a quick picture, he acted as though I wasn’t there. He was frantically looking around for something, I asked if he was on a mission and he said yes. So I let him go but I still followed him, lol. The whole time I kept an eye out and nobody even noticed him so I wasn’t to nervous about drawing any unnecessary attention. On his way back, I hung behind and let him pass me. I walked back up to him and asked Seth again. He said no and told me I could go to his booth if I wanted a picture. I told him maybe I would and he said ok. That’s when I decided I wasn’t going to give him my money, his booth remained empty for most of the time. I felt one quick selfie wouldn’t have hurt anything.
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2) Lou Ferrigno / #TheIncredibleHulk was next, his booth was more open and was easier to get to. At one point he left his post to talk to someone, I waited till he came back. When he did, I “accidentally” walked into his path to make contact, which I did. He put his large hand on my tiny Shoulder and we exchanged words. He stood there for a second, we were kinda behind the black wall. I took this chance to ask him for a selfie, I said “Can we take an illegal selfie real quick?” he hesitated, and then sad no and pointed to his booth. For a moment I felt he was going to say yes but the power of the #WizardWorld people must be stronger than I thought.
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3) Adrian Paul / #Highlander had left his booth he was on the move and I literally had to jog to catch up with him. I reached him and got his attention, he turned around and apologized but he couldn’t, and then a staff member came running towards us saying he had to go and he couldn’t stop. Then he disappeared into the photo op section, I think he had an appointment with paying customers. So I gave him the benefit of the doubt and let this one slide.
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4) James Marsters / #Spike from #BuffytheVampireSlayer and #Angel. This was towards the end of the day and I wasn’t even looking for him when I happened to look up and saw him walking towards me. So of course I asked if it would be ok for a picture and he apologized but couldn’t, the guy he was with said the same thing and then they walked away.
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I was denied 4 times and wasn’t feeling it anymore, I had failed. It might not have been so bad if I had recordings of the rejections but I thought I would get the selfie (plus I had to act fast) so I had to have my camera ready just in case. Anyways, I kept circling the booths with $60 burning a hole in my pocket, I wanted one more celebrity. My back was hurting me my feet and legs hated me but I kept on, at one point Pat found me and forced me to eat something.

I was able to sneak a selfie of myself and Lou

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and myself and Jason David Frank, The Green and White #PowerRanger.

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I finally decided who I was going to get a picture with next, Drea de Matteo from #TheSopranos and #DesperateHousewives ( I LOVE and MISS DHW). My main decision had a lot to do with that she was the cheapest at $20 for a picture. I would have gotten a picture with everyone but since my money tree withered up, I had to resort to penny pinching and thus my decision to snag Drea. She was starting to put her jacket on so I jumped right in, she was kind enough to spare some time. Her handler took 2 pictures like super quick, I thanked her and walked off. I took a look at the pictures of us and I looked horrible. One, my eyes were closed and the other, I had a stupid look on my face. So I walked back over there and asked for a redo, that I’d even erase the other two. She said “I didn’t have to do that” and she would take another one with me. We joked around, and the guy kept taking picture after picture. At one point she even tickled me, it was a fun and awkward photo shoot. I thanked them and then went on my way, making sure to check and see that I had a good picture. Out of the dozen or so I was able to find a nice one.

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Well, this is the longest blog of your life and I apologize but I can’t help myself. I promise, it’s almost over.

It was after 5 or 6 and most of the booths were cleared out, I decided to call it quits. I found Pat sitting at a table and joined him, it was nice to rest. As we were chilling I saw that Adrian was packing it up for the night and last minuet I had to get a picture with him too. I walked over and put on my cutest smile, they were kind enough to let me sneak in a quick one. The man that was with Adrian took the picture for us and of course before I could leave I had to check to see if I looked good in it. Adrian, looks at me and goes “Is it good?” I nodded yes, he smiled, I thanked him and that was that.

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When that was all said and done, we made our way towards the door when my husband told me there was a #DoctorWho actor over here taking pictures with people. I never watched the show or knew any of the actors in it but I jumped in to get a picture with the guy anyways. I Googled the show but couldn’t find this guy anywhere, I saw someone had tagged him as the tenth doctor and some of the pictures looked like him. Well, I posted the picture but was told that wasn’t the actor but a look a like. OH well, my mistake. I did find that he is on a web series about the show on YouTube, so that kinda counts…right?

Doctor Who

Finally the floor was closing and we decided it was time to leave. We had a nice adventure but Pat was disappointed that the comic books were not as plentiful as he would have liked. I thought Wizard World was a little greedy with everything, especially with the celebrities and all the fees. I also think that Wizard World has strict rules, which was why I was dissed on the selfies. It seemed some wanted to take the picture but that they were scared to death to give in, haha. I’d like to know how that all works, and who gets paid and where all the money goes to. For now, I’ll keep a low profile. Maybe some day, I’ll figure it out.

I would have LOVED to get more celebrity faces and I feel that I tried really hard to make that happen but the cards were against me that day. I also didn’t get any autographs, just money I felt I better  hold onto for food and such and it’s not like I plan on selling the autographs anyways…so no need for them at this time. PLUS. I like a picture anyways, shows proof you were there and is worth a thousand words from what I hear.

ALSO, might I add. Everyone was super friendly, from the staff, to the customers, all the booth people and mostly the celebrities. Can’t be easy sitting there for hours having the same conversation with creepy fans day after day. Mad props and a great big THANK YOU!

 

There were other celebrities floating around too, these were the ones I got pictures of. There are a few others I didn’t recall seeing while I was there or missed completely, exciting –  I KNOW!

 Billy Boyd

 Billy Boyd

      Bruce Campbell

 Bruce Campbell

Corey Feldman

   Corey

William Shatner

  Shatner

Ian Somerhalder

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     Michael Rowe 

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Gregg Henry 

  Gregg

Joey Lauren Adams

  Joey Lauren

Sean Gunn

 Sean Gunn

 

A lot of the celebrity folk hung out and around the Cleveland area, including the Casino AND were nice and taking pictures…probably for free I might add. Next time I’ll pay more attention and chill at the Black Jack tables, I might have better luck. It’s very hard though to be on call, especially living on the eastside which is a good 15 to 20 minutes away, not like I can just take a walk down the block. Parking is expensive and traffic can be horrible, not to mention the weather we’ve been having here lately.

I think that is it for now, enjoy the pictures. Some of the staff were super serious and wouldn’t let you take pictures of the stars but I did my best. I have more pictures that maybe I’ll upload later.

Ohhh and I went back before I left and gave Scott another hug, we talked for a minuet and then I let the man be. If I was thinking I could of had Pat take pictures or record it…but I didn’t think of it till after the fact. Also. It appears that Mr.Wilson hugs everyone, young, old, and ugly. I thought we shared a moment…I still think I was his favorite though.

Thank you for your patience, I know this was long.

STALK ON!