Monthly Archives: April 2005

Rockin’ Hard in the Back Yard

This weekend we got out in the yard and did some massive clean-up efforts. We’re talking many, many bags worth of leaves and other assorted yard trash packed up. We got leaves raked up, weeds pulled out, dead limbs hacked … Continue reading

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Ultimate Joke

A joke I made up today, with my very own head: Q: How many Marvel editors does it take to change a light bulb? A: Change?

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Making Comics Better. Well, Making Comics. Okay, Fine, Making Comic.

Saturday, April 23rd, at twelve noon, people around the very GLOBE will be participating in a bold venture. Many will fail. Some will succeed. Few will die. None will sleep. I’m talking about 24 Hour Comics Day. April 23rd – … Continue reading

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Dave to Massachusetts: YOU’VE BEEN SERVED!

So yesterday I got to participate in one of the cornerstones of our society, Jury Duty. As the’s legal correspondent, Nigel, put it, it’s second only to the draft in times when the government can tell an innocent person … Continue reading

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My Comics, Your Decision 2: The Decisioning!

Well I got some advice on my previous post of this ilk, but I’m still deep in quagmire country and need help, help, help! I gotta trim this list of comics orders down. And I need YOUR help, true believers! … Continue reading

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Doing My Civic Duty

Hooray, I got called for jury duty tomorrow! I’m going to bring a comic book to read so that they’ll think I’m an emotionally- and intellectually-stunted man-child and won’t pick me.

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Sunday in the Park With Oisín

This Sunday was the very first walk-a-thon for the Springfield City Library. It was sponsored by the Friends of the Library, which Becky is a member of. The walk-a-thon took place in Forest Park. It was a gorgeous day for … Continue reading

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Matthew 7:1

House Majority Leader Tom DeLay: Mrs. Schiavo’s death is a moral poverty and a legal tragedy. This loss happened because our legal system did not protect the people who need protection most, and that will change. The time will come … Continue reading

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