Category Archives: Home Life

Men In Trees

Sometimes we hear them splinter and fall, but usually we simply discover them when we step outside for the morning paper. Dead limbs have been breaking free from their parent trees and dropping on our lawn during storms ever since … Continue reading

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Chillin’ With B.J. in the 1980s

Bazooka Joe Gets Booked As some of you know, I contributed cartoons to a variety of bubble gum-related novelties produced by The Topps Company in Brooklyn back in the 1970s and ’80s. Along with stickers and trading cards depicting assorted … Continue reading

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From Your Inconstant Blogger

I see that I’ve left all of you loyal blog-readers hanging without a single entry since Christmas Day, for God’s sake! Yikes! How have you survived? Fact is: The blogging branch of my life has simply gotten crowded out lately … Continue reading

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Yule Log

Well, here we are, winding up December’s batch of holidays and entering into unknown territory with a new year that promises ever-more-breathtaking governmental outrages. What is American politics if not, uh, riveting? At least things are quiet here on the … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving and Onward

Shall we take a look at how things transpired at the Cruse-Sedarbaum homestead during our recent Thanksgiving fest? Gluttony was indulged, naturally, but that goes without saying on this particular American holiday. Of more importance was the pleasure derived from … Continue reading

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A Dog’s Life — and Onward

Farewell, Lulu. Lulu the Dalmation left us on Friday. She joined the Cruse-Sedarbaum family eleven years ago and we’ve had a lot of good times since. Eddie and I are adjusting to our beloved pup’s absence gradually. Yesterday I finally … Continue reading

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A June Potpourri

Happy LGBT Pride Month As my contribution to this year’s celebration, I’ve posted online a June 1984 installment of my Wendel comic strip that portrays the thoughts of Wendel, Ollie, and other at that year’s edition of the same annual … Continue reading

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The End Is Near (Year-wise)

As The Logs Burn This December has been different from its predecessors. For the first time in my adult life I’m living in a house with a working fireplace. This has made the month’s stretch of holidays a pleasantly toasty … Continue reading

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Settling In

We Did It! Despite the apprehensions expressed in my previous post seven weeks ago, Eddie’s and my move to Williamstown has been successfully accomplished and I have finally recovered enough to resume blogging. I will pause now to allow your … Continue reading

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Just In Time For Halloween

What’s Scarier Than Being Attacked In Your Bed By Zombies? Answer: Knowing that during the next few weeks you’re going to be uprooting yourself from a home you’ve been quite comfortable in and packing up a few decades’ worth of … Continue reading

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