Weeknotes 24 May 2020

Weeknotes 24 May 2020

More seclusion as COVID-19's kept us mostly to ourselves. Things are opening up but a lot of us are a bit cautious still watching the numbers to see if it really is okay to venture out again. Meanwhile, my employer is targeting to get most workers back off of furlough by the end of June.

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Weeknotes 2020 May 3

Weeknotes 2020 May 3

We are at a point where we may be over the worst of it, but are we? I still think we won't know for a few more weeks. Meanwhile time seems to be going by faster than normal for me. But still watching films and reading.

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Weeknotes 3 Apr 2020

Weeknotes 3 Apr 2020

Here we are a few weeks into our new life for a while. Keeping our distance, staying home, and working from home, for those of us fortunate enough to still be working. My life right nowCOVID-19 has most countries around the globe shuttered within their homes. My wife and I have become germaphobes. Quarantining our mail and things we get from the outside world. Sanitizing them prior to use. When I venture out, typically for groceries and food, when people keep their social distancing to six feet as recommended, it feels like they are doing their job. I find myself…

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Weeknotes 22 Mar 2020

Weeknotes 22 Mar 2020

A lot of things have changed in the past few weeks. COVID-19 has really thrown the world for a loop. I'm fortunate. I work from home and my employer is still at least partially in business. Selling windows, doors, roofing and siding involves being at events and in people's homes, so that part has been shut down. Canceling upcoming events at least has them shifting the funds from those to keep the business running how it can and supporting employees while everyone endures. Work-wise, for now, the technology department proceeds as normal so at least I still have a paycheck…

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Remembering Comic Artist Tom Lyle

Remembering Comic Artist Tom Lyle

I've always loved comic books. My uncles collected them so my first exposure was through them and their collections. In college, I actually wrote one titled Blade of Shuriken with artist Reggie Byers. The title didn't last very long, but something I've always been quite proud of. Definitely an example of taking a risk that paid off on my part. During that time in the mid to late eighties, I attended a lot of comic book conventions around the Philly area. It was where I met and hung out occasionally with an up-and-coming comic artist, Tom Lyle. Tom Lyle from…

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