Category Archives: Family & Friends

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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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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Catching Up

Me In The U.K. Except for posting a few of my "Occasional Comix" online, I’ve been forced to play hookey from blogging for quite a while due to the unusually heavy demands involved in writing and drawing a new eight-page … Continue reading

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Of Picnics Past

Autumn arrives today. We’ll soon feel summer receding. But before today’s bracing briskness here in the Berkshires turns into outright chilliness, I thought I would pay tribute to a nice summer tradition that Eddie and I promulgated for several years … Continue reading

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Politics & Penance

Above: Eddie prepares to give training to volunteers who’ve gathered to canvass voters in behalf of the Warren campaign. ————————————— Knocking On Doors For Elizabeth A couple of weeks ago Eddie took a leave of absence from this role as … 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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Meanwhile, Fifty Years Later…

And Who Might These Gentlemen-of-a-Certain-Age Be? Above: My fellow grads from the ISS Class of ’62, seen swapping memories and health updates over cocktails at our official reunion party. ________________________ Why, that’s my Indian Springs compatriots from the Class of … Continue reading

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Marching iPadward

As you may have heard if you haven’t spent the last couple of years as a hermit, Apple’s iPad tablets have taken the world by storm since they first sprang into existence in 2010. I don’t personally own one yet … Continue reading

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