A Tiger in Winter

This week caught me off-guard in its unwieldiness.  Which means we are now three weeks into the semester and I still haven’t quite gotten my footing.  So today has been a nice respite: a good breakfast, a cool breeze, some cleaning up, some reading.  It won’t stop the rush of whatever next week holds, but it’s a respite nonetheless.

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This week’s classic Calvin and Hobbes had a couple of examples of how well the strip walked the line between sentiment and humor.  Consider this fireside strip with its wonderful lighting:

Calvin Winter 1And then, just a couple of days later, you get this winter wonderland Calvin-style:

Calvin Winter 2It makes me think that some connection has to exist between “Calvin!” and “Alvin!” Heh.

(images from gocomics.com)

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