Category Archives: Comics

Lucy’s Tricking You, Charlie Brown

I think most of us hope that the tone of this April Fool’s Day will be a little more somber than most over these last few years.  We’re still trying to calibrate a sense of what is appropriate and inappropriate … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Best: Inventionality

There were a couple of good Sunday comics today, but one of them is April Fool’s Day-specific, so it will have to wait a bit.  The other is today’s Frazz strip by Jef Mallett.  Once again, Mallett has fun with … Continue reading

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Figuring It Out

These last few days have been interesting in their normalcy for me.  Wednesday was the last day that I’ll get out to do more than go to the grocery store, I imagine.  I had a dermatology appointment: annual check-up (many … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Best: Calvin on the Couch

I realized during what could be my last trip to Barnes and Noble that all of my Calvin and Hobbes collections are in my classroom, which I might not see for a while.  Even with digital access, this is unfortunate. … Continue reading

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“Meet Me Halfway”

I had not planned on this site becoming any kind of “day in the life” journal for my spring break, but that’s kind of the rhythm that has set in over the last few days.  Before I get started, here’s … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Best: That Strange Feeling

Today’s classic Peanuts strip captures something good about the way different people interpret similar experiences.  Charlie Brown’s pitcher’s mound is one of the best tropes of the series (along with the tree with Peppermint Patty and kicking the football with … Continue reading

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Not Quite Time Flying

And so the quarter comes to an end.  Bittersweet, since the future is more uncertain than usual.  But a good day nonetheless.  Most of my grading is done.  Got three packages in the mail: one from home, one from Hearts … Continue reading

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