The Next Generation-DC Comics

In 1989, the ongoing, monthly series based on the hit television series, Star Trek: The Next Generation, hit comic book shelves everywhere.  Written by Michael Jan Friedman and drawn by Pablo Marcus, this series was better than the 6-issue miniseries…

Conversations with my cat

“Holy crap – you’re naked!” *stretched out on the couch* “Yeah? So what?” *rolls onto his back* “Dude! Why? Why? Why? Why would you do that? No one wants to see that!” “Quit being such a prude.” “Where is your…

Conversations with my cat

“Hey! What’s that?” “Oatmeal Raisin Cookie. You won’t- HEY GET OFF!” “GIMME GIMME GIMME!” “It’s oatmeal and raisins! You won’t eat it!” “I JUST WANT TO SMELL IT – LET ME SMELL IT!” “FINE! Smell it – here!” *sniff-sniff* “Smells…

Faxiophiles

Faxiophiles I’ve been around computers and technology for as long as I can remember. I cut my teeth on the Apple Color Computer II, then the TRS-80 (Trash80) from Radio Shack. I recall BASIC and DOS, played Pong, the Nintendo…

Conversations with my cat

*sitting on me* “You know, when there’s no sunbeam around, you’re a decent heat source.” “You know, my legs are falling-” “Don’t move.” “Seriously, I can’t feel my feet.” *yawn, stretch, dig claws into my thigh* “Don’t. Move.” “. .…

Conversations with my cat

“So, I’ve been thinking-OH MY GOD – MILK! YOU HAVE MILK?! GIMME GIMME GIMME!” “What? No – get off!” *bounce onto couch* “GIMME GIMME GIMME!” “Stop it!” *starts climbing me* “MILK – YOU HAVE MILK AND I WANT IT! PUT…

Conversations with my cat

“You know, these dishes won’t do themselves. You’re home all day, you -could- lend a paw.” “I don’t -do- water. It’s gross.” “Right, but being sprawled on the couch, legs in the air why you lick yourself – that’s cool?”…

The House Saga Part 3

First I decided to see if I could buy a house, then I was pre-approved, then I started the search, found a place, put in a bid, won the bid, did the paperwork and everything was accepting and moving right…

The House Saga Part 2

So.  I told you about deciding to buy a house, about the programs that were available to me, and about the initial searching process. I left you hanging when I mentioned the $8000 tax credit. That really was the ultimate…

Conversation with mom

Mom’s comments about the movie, ‘Angels & Demons’, which takes place in Vatican City: *sorta spoilery but not really* Mom: “Ooo.  That was a good movie.” Me: “Yeah?” Mom: “I really liked it.” Me: “Good!’ Mom: “Those Illuminati…  You know –…

The House Saga Part 1

I’ve mentioned that I bought a house.  Now, I want to tell you the story. It all began this summer.  As you are probably aware by now, I work for a Mortgage Banker, so – I hear a lot of…