Monthly Archives: March 2021

Sunday’s Best: A Place for Poetry

It’s good to see poetry having a place in the comics, even if it is as a kind of weapon in childhood games.  Today’s classic Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson: (image from gocomics.com)

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Sunday’s Best: Saving Daylight, Losing Supper

A little (sadistic?) daylight saving’s humor from Charlie Brown and Snoopy today. (image from gocomics.com)

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Caulfield in March

Caulfield has a lot to say about March this week, and there’s some real truth to all of it.  From Frazz this week: And then: (images from gocomics.com)

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Sunday’s Best: Worse Than a Comma Splice

I feel like the 90s version of this was the comma splice or a split infinitive.  I also feel like we weren’t as consistently tired as students seem to be these days.  It’s funny: in education these days, failure is … Continue reading

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Saturday at the Cinema

Life is slowly but surely returning to the movie theaters.  Last week it was Tom & Jerry (not for me) that brought back some families.  This week there was a new Disney animated feature, Raya and the Last Dragon, and … Continue reading

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Smallville, One Way or Another

I have to admit that there was a moment early on in Superman & Lois episode 2 that I hoped they would cut to a scene of a meteor crashing through the Smallville sign with Remy Zero’s “Save Me” playing … Continue reading

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Lookout!

I’m glad to say that Wednesday was a back-to-normal day.  Had a good night’s sleep Tuesday night.  Woke up right on time Wednesday morning for a full, non-stop day at work.  I even survived missing lunch completely (that reheated pulled … Continue reading

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And then WHAM!

A few words on the continuing story of the week. I received my second Moderna dose Monday at 9:50 AM.  I was fine for the rest of the day, all the way to going to bed.  I had a hard … Continue reading

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Suiting Up as February Turns into March

Well, the deed is done.  The shot has been got.  I made my way down to the pier this morning after a few hours of work to get the second dose of the Moderna vaccine.  It was a very easy … Continue reading

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Running Out of a Certain Kind of Time

Today I get the second round of the Moderna vaccine. I keep telling myself that tomorrow will be some kind of day off for me, even though I’ll be teaching regardless of how I feel (as we’ll all mostly be … Continue reading

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