Comics

I’ve always loved comics.  When I was a kid Uncle Vern sent me a subscription to Donald Duck Comics and though I found those particular comic books not totally interesting, I was immediately in love with the format.  By the time I was 10 I was spending lots of my hard-earned babysitting money on comic […]

Not “Duck Soup”

“Duck Soup” means an easily accomplished task…pretty far from our world of the moment.  But, 14 baby ducklings hatched over at the Mill Thursday… Scanning our favorite news sources came up with these images…the old reality (from the NYTimes) …and the new reality…(from the Washington Post the pictures  of the 1918  flu look very like […]

Oakland!

Last weekend we dashed to Oakland with Jennifer and George to see Fanny…their daughter and our niece. Fanny has lived in the east bay area for about 5 years but R and I haven’t been to visit..so we had a long sunny weekend of good fun, good food and lots of art. Fanny made all […]

Clearing the Air

Now that the long winter and wet early spring are behind us, it’s good to raise the spirits.  Sad things piled up over here…our son and daughter-in-law and grand kids took off for a couple of years far away, a good friend died leaving an unfill-able space, maybe a health issue or two…one does adjust […]