A Girl and Her Dog

What would you do if you suddenly found yourself with super powers?  It’s the question a middle school girl named Lacey finds herself facing when she and her dog stumble across a pair of costumes that do just that, imbuing both kid and canine with powers beyond those of mere mortals.  It’s Lacey & Lily!Continue reading “A Girl and Her Dog”

A super party for our super hero

We recently had a birthday party for our little guy. It was the first time we ever actually had it at our house. Usually we relied on the kindness of grandparents on both sides to get us through over the years, as our house had long been too small to have anyone over beyond aContinue reading “A super party for our super hero”

Boxing up comics, unboxing me

Little by little over the past few months, we’ve been clearing out much of our home office, converting it into a hybrid office/nursery with the arrival of our newest addition. Packing books up, taking down wall art not quite suitable for a newborn, and taking the numerous boxes filled with comic books and packing themContinue reading “Boxing up comics, unboxing me”

Trick or treat with comics!!

For the past several years (at least since becoming homeowners), I’ve tried to do something a little different than the standard candy giveaway on Halloween night. I’m by no means the person handing out toothbrushes or bags of pennies that I sometimes encountered when I was a kid, but I do like to break thingsContinue reading “Trick or treat with comics!!”

Imagination 101

As years have passed and I’ve moved from high school student to college student, part-time worker to full-time worker, then full-time worker in the news business (which is a 24/7 business), becoming a parent (another 24/7 job), I have found my window of free time shrinking more and more. That has meant less time forContinue reading “Imagination 101”

I have a comic book!

Right up front, I’ll be honest – this post is more dorky than it is daddy. My cover as a comic book fan was blown a long time ago. I’ve been into comics since I was a wee lad and while my tastes have changed over the years, I still very much enjoy the comicContinue reading “I have a comic book!”