Hot Houndette: More Pages

Hot Houndette is four times longer! OK, that means I have most of four pages, about 25 panels of Basset Hounds. Right now, we’ve got washed up TV stars and a little bathroom humor. This is so much fun! I have the whole thing in my head, and it keeps …

Creating Memory

At Wekiva Springs, I took a loungey swim around the pool, listening to the sounds of a few dozen late afternoon families laughing and teasing and diving the cold water. Most of the talk was in Spanish, so I could block out its meaning and hear it like music, just …

Hot Houndette

I am working on a new comic book series called Duke Barkin, Suncoast Transporter, about a mostly basset hound hero (in his own mind) who drives for The Man. The first episode is called Hot Houndette, and I am celebrating the drafting of one whole page, 7 panels! If you …

Reasons for Things

This morning, I was driving up the new bridge on 46 when I saw a black and white duck that had been hit by a car. I realized it was still alive, and I could vaguely sense that its friends were flying around it, just overhead. I passed it, stabbed …

Give Local

I don’t know about you, but I always end up doing the bulk of my charitable giving at the very last minute. The word “bulk” is a bit misleading: this year we’ll give more than last, but we’re still not up to where I want to be, due to job …

Volunteering

Saturday I volunteered for the Friends of the Wekiva River event called Riverfest. I helped Deedee hand out programs and later stood around the art display in a semi-official capacity. This was a happy accident, as it gave me time to watch the Birds of Prey show, given by the …