"On this day … steal enough time from the turmoil of routine affairs, to bring a bit of good cheer to those you love."
Founder’s Day, or, People Are Not Eating Enough Hats/Puddings
When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.
The Future Ain’t What It Used To Be
In honor of the 54th anniversary of the airing of the first episode of Star Trek, I'm pleased to present my comic "Future, Past and Present," which appeared in Vagabond Comics' Issue #12: 20/20, a collection of optimistic visions of the future. This particular issue is a wonderful balm for this particular year. Physical copies... Continue Reading →
Vagabond Comics Issue 12!
I'm thrilled to say that my comic "Future Past and Present" will appear in Vagabond Comics upcoming issue "20/20"! The editors of Vagabond Comics describe the theme of this issue like this: "This book includes 20 comics about hopeful futures, new growth, and doing our best to do right by ourselves and those around us... Continue Reading →
A History of Cleveland, Ohio in 50 Objects, #6: The Colors Brown, Orange, and White
"In Peter Golenbock's 'Bums: an Oral History of the Brooklyn Dodgers,' Jack Newfield tells of the time he was having dinner with Pete Hamill. 'I said to Pete, "Let's try an experiment. You write on your napkin the names of the three worst human beings who ever lived, and I will write the three worst,... Continue Reading →
“The playthings of her life…”: Upon the Occasion of Emily Dickinson’s Birthday
Usually, I celebrate Emily Dickinson's birthday by making her coconut cake recipe, or, you know, by putting on a white dress, sequestering myself in my study, and writing short, intense poems reflecting my views on nature, love, and the human soul. (Well, okay, not that second thing so much, but the coconut cake is fantastic.)... Continue Reading →
The celebration of Thanksgiving is shrouded in a lot of myths and emotional baggage, but there is always something to be grateful for. One thing I'm grateful for is that Thanksgiving's signature entrée didn't end up being eel. People assure me that eel is delicious, particularly as a sushi component, but ... I just can't... Continue Reading →
Happy Birthday, Mr. B!: #The100DayProject2019
In September, 2019, Mr. B and I will have been married for 30 years. (If you're so inclined, pearls are the traditional gift for 30th anniversaries; diamonds are the modern gift. I'm kidding of course. We'd prefer kazoos.) In that time, he's come to learn that gifts from me for important occasions such as birthdays... Continue Reading →
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