got home and found 2 more boxes at my door.
my rockler bearing:
And my vex robotics kit... which I couldn't help but break open and build the square bot . a design that is provided for the vex beginner.
didn't get to testdrive the bot, because it apparently needs 14AA batteries... I'll pick those up tommorow.
Did some research on Dome templates and stuff.. trying to remember some of my geometry, trig, and calculus.