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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Weeknotes 2020 Jan 10

Weeknotes 2020 Jan 10

I get caught up on some movie and tv series and encounter yet another reason why owning a home can be a money pit and now I find out my all-time favorite musician, Neil Peart, as passed away

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