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So, if you follow me on Goodreads or see my status updates on Facebook of what I’m reading and where I’m at in the books I’m reading you know that I’m currently reading Walter Isaacson’s “Leonardo da Vinci”, the outstanding biography of the original Renaissance Man. I had no idea that there were plans to […]

Gimme Shelter

Thursday , 15, February 2018 Comments Off on Gimme Shelter

According to this article from The Bradenton Herald via the Emergency Management Magazine website, folks in Southwest Florida, Central Florida and the Tampa Bay area will find the availability of emergency shelter during the next hurricane to be in short supply. Some of the shortages cited in the study that the article is based upon […]

If you missed it, you can read about the first part of day one at the North Texas Comic Book Show right here. After getting my main mission accomplished, I was able to relax a bit and enjoy the show. First up was Jim Shooter’s one-man-panel on storytelling. When Jim Shooter was 14 years old […]

I enjoyed lunch at Panera today with two of my co-workers. After I filled my cup with unsweetened black iced tea, I noticed the cup looked a little different. Upon closer inspection, I found this rundown of how many teaspoons (teaspoons are easier than grams) of added sugar are in a drink that size, with […]

Black Panther: The IMAX Experience

Monday , 12, February 2018 Comments Off on Black Panther: The IMAX Experience

I’m happy to say I have my ticket to see Black Panther: The IMAX Experience this Saturday at noon. I’ve been a fan of this character since he was first in the Fantastic Four comic book back in 1966 when I was 11. That character, created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, has undergone extensive […]

I arrived at the convention center on Saturday for the North Texas Comic Book Show at 8:30 am for a 10 am “doors opening” time. There were already a few people in line to get their tickets, but I already had mine so I stepped outside to get a shot of the exterior of the […]

Near Miss

Friday , 9, February 2018 Comments Off on Near Miss

This appeared in my situation update this morning: Asteroid 2018 CB Close Approach Asteroid 2018 CB will safely pass earth at a distance of about 39,000 miles (less than one-fifth the distance of earth to the moon) today at around 5:30 p.m. EST 2018 CB is estimated to be between 50 and 130 feet in […]

It’s been a while since I’ve been to a Comic Book Convention, so I’m especially looking forward to going to the North Texas Comic Book Show this weekend for my first visit to this event. I marked this on my calendar back in November in case I was still here in Austin, so I’m really […]

Best Buy announced recently that they would stop selling music CDs in all of its stores by July of this year, while Target is considering moving to a consignment only deal for any music CDs it sells. The news has a lot of people asking if music CDs will be no more. When I heard […]

Last night before bed I scheduled my post about the anniversary of The Family Circus comic strip to post just after midnight and went to sleep. I awoke this morning and wanted to check my overnight stats, but when I tried to log in I found that my blog was hacked. Someone changed my login […]