Posts Categorized: Comic books

Oh goody

Planning out my Halloween goody bags is pretty simple. I have a spreadsheet I adjust each year for contents and quantity. But for one year, I’ve never run out of bags to give away. Admittedly, I’ve had to “cross over” an age group now and then (giving out young boy bags to older boys), but… Read more »

The wonder years

Which can also be read as “I wonder how he got to be like that”. In the first installment of my series of self-reflective posts about how I’ve led an interesting life after all, we begin at the beginning. It’s perfect! I’ve always been good at problem solving. My personality is built on logic and… Read more »

Battles in outer space

Or, more precisely, out of space. As I recently mentioned, I’ve given up on trying to read via an e-reader (in my case, a Kindle). That leaves me in an untenable position, however. Because, I don’t just like paperbacks (and hardcovers), but I like comics. More to the point, I like that comics are now reprinted… Read more »

Turtle healing

“Age is only a number” Heh. Humans say the funniest things. During my morning stretching exercises prior to walking, I realized my lower back was not hurting me any more. This was the first time since Halloween clean-up that I didn’t feel any pain there. It occurred to me that was a long time for… Read more »

Countdown to horror

October 1st is this Saturday. That will be the official kick-off of my 2016 Halloween preparations. I’ve finished painting the edging stones and I am pleased with how they look, albeit now slightly concerned that they may not be sufficiently high enough. I could cut down the size of the pen and double the height… Read more »

I knew I could…I knew I could…

Here, Sisyphus, you can have your stone back…I’m done. I’m done! The journey that began (with extraordinary synchronicity) exactly one month ago here and then continued two weeks later here is now completed. My comic books are now all newly graded, bagged, boxed and, most importantly, put away in my office closet. That’s one whole month, working… Read more »