Monthly Archives: August 2015

Mt. Rushmore Of Comic Book Artists – Part 2

Note: I originally wrote this as a single post, but it turned out to be much too long for a single reading, so I divided it up into 4 parts; 1 for each artist. Part 1 contains my intro to … Continue reading

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10,000 Visitors!

Sometime late yesterday, Thursday, August 27, 2015, this blog crossed the 10,000 visitors line! In reality, that’s not all that great. It’s taken 2 full years to reach that number. Most popular blogs do that number in one week or … Continue reading

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Mt. Rushmore Of Comic Book Artists – Part 1

Note: I originally wrote this as a single post, but it turned out to be much too long for a single reading, so I divided it up into 4 parts; 1 for each artist. Someone raised the question of who … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday – Four Favorite Females From 2000

Today’s Throwback Thursday features four favorite females from 2000. From left to right; my step-daughter, Amber; my wife Cindy; my daughter, AnnMarie; and my mother-in-law, Kay. I know it’s hard to believe so much beauty could be assembled in one … Continue reading

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Happy National Dog Day

Today is National Dog Day, observed by those of us who love our own dogs and/or any dog. Here’s a picture of our beloved Wolf in March of 2000 when he was a puppy and our sweet Noise. Cindy already … Continue reading

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Did You Know…That Mount Vesuvius Destroyed Pompeii On This Date?

Mount Vesuvius erupted, destroying the Roman city of Pompeii, on this date in the year 79. Pompeii was about five miles away from the mountain, and it was a resort town for Rome’s elite. It’s estimated that about 20,000 people … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday – Lowry Park Zoo, November 2000

Cindy and I visited the Lowry Park Zoo in November of 2000. This is proof that back then I was bigger than an elephant.

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R.I.P. Yvonne Craig

I awoke to the sad news this morning that Yvonne Craig had passed away Monday evening at the age of 78 from metastatic breast cancer that had spread to her liver. The first time I saw Ms. Craig was in … Continue reading

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Would You Dine With Strangers?

When Cindy and I took a cruise several years ago, the only part of the whole experience I disliked was having to share our evening dinner with six other people we did not know. That’s part of the normal cruise … Continue reading

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Happy 65th Birthday Gary Larson

One of the best X-mas gifts anyone ever gave me was a desk calendar containing 365 of Gary Larson’s Far Side comics. I laughed every day of the year thanks to that calendar! Today, we take a moment to say … Continue reading

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