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Friday reactions – 27 July

Coming off of a full and tiring week I have a general recommendation and a specific one as well. From a broad perspective, I encourage you to have things you do in life just because they are fun. This can feel like a luxury that is tough to justify, but as Stephen Covey argues in… Continue reading Friday reactions – 27 July

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Monday musings – 9 July

Brief notes on some of what I’m thinking about at the start of this week.   Gratitude: Coming off of a weekend with beautiful weather, lots of time outdoors, and several fun activities with my daughter – all of which have me energized heading into the week. Expectation: This week I am heading into a… Continue reading Monday musings – 9 July

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Two more graphic novels

As the year winds down here are two more quick notes about graphic novels I read this past week – books 47 and 48 for the year. The first is volume 2 of Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky’s hilariously inappropriate Sex Criminals, subtitled Two Worlds One Cop. While the story remains consistently funny with few… Continue reading Two more graphic novels

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The Sixth Gun vol 2: Crossroads

My 46th book for the year is the second volume in Cullen Bunn’s outstanding horror western graphic novel The Sixth Gun. With art and lettering from Brian Hurtt and colors by Bill Crabtree this volume continues the tale of six mythical weapons that can bring about the end of the world. The second volume of… Continue reading The Sixth Gun vol 2: Crossroads

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The Sixth Gun vol 1: Cold Dead Fingers

I’m trying to post my mini book reviews a little faster these days so here are a few notes on the 43rd book I read this year. Written by Cullen Bunn with art by Brian Hurtt, the first volume of this graphic novel tells the story of Oliander Bedford Hume, a confederate general in the… Continue reading The Sixth Gun vol 1: Cold Dead Fingers