Category Archives: friendship

On Landscapes and People

While I’m moving rather slowly through it, my reading of the Letters of C. S. Lewis has been interesting on multiple levels.  Right now I’m in the middle of a long letter from Jack to his brother involving a week-long … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Best: Calvin Doubles Down on Friendship

This is the second Sunday in a row that Calvin and Hobbes had something to say about friendship.  I meant to post last Sunday’s Calvin strip at some point, but the craziness of the week just didn’t allow for it. … Continue reading

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43: Against Abstraction

This week I started reading the letters of C. S. Lewis.  I’ve skimmed them many times before.   But I’ve never done a full reading like I did with Tolkien a few years ago.  So as I start a new … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Best: Snoopy Begins?

I’m not sure I’ve even thought much about the events that precipitated Charlie Brown becoming Snoopy’s owner.  But here’s the story as best as good ol’ Chuck can remember it.  Yesterday’s classic Peanuts strip by Charles Schulz: The post I … Continue reading

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New King on the Block

I should start by going on record as saying that one of my favorite moments in Aquaman was at the end when someone says “Hail, King Arthur!” While the world of Middle Earth is key for me, the world of Arthur’s England … Continue reading

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A Year with Sarcastic Tigers

Here’s a classic Calvin and Hobbes “New Year’s” strip.  It’s always interesting to revisit Calvin and his approach to New Year’s resolutions. (image from

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The Question of Religious Language

Let’s start with the classic Peanuts strip that ran at on Christmas day: Most of us, I think, would relate a bit more with Charlie Brown, who understands the Christmas story primarily through the main images of the gospels. … Continue reading

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