Nancy Drew and the Case of the Moldy Papers

What is it that drives us to search for ourselves in the photos and stories of our ancestors? I've always loved detective stories from the time I was a little girl in Mobile, Alabama. I would take the younger siblings and ride the bus downtown on Saturday mornings and we'd go to the movies for [...]

By | 2017-11-26T22:16:17+00:00 August 28th, 2009|Family History|2 Comments

Comics with your Coffee

We had a great time on Saturday at Storefront Artist Project in spite of the crazy weather. It was a small but select crowd and Howard Cruse was his usual engaging and generous self to the young fans who were there. I was fascinated by one young man who follows the artists' work more than [...]

By | 2017-11-26T22:11:56+00:00 August 25th, 2009|Events|0 Comments

Comic and Cartoon Art Come Alive

We’re doing a benefit tomorrow, Saturday, August 22nd for Storefront Artist Project from 3-5 pm at the gallery space at 124 Fenn St. in Pittsfield, MA. Since this month’s comics magazine, AlterEgo features Major Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson on the cover Lawrence Klein curator of the current show at Storefront Artist Project featuring the art of Scott [...]

By | 2017-11-27T04:39:38+00:00 August 21st, 2009|Events, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Chateau at Vic-sur-Aisnes

Editor's note: This post is continued from the previous one. Once uncle Finn and I arrived in Vic-sur-Aisnes we headed straight to the gates of the chateau. Everything appeared to be closed and Finn told me that he was concerned that we might not be able to get in. However, after years of chasing the [...]

By | 2017-11-28T20:59:19+00:00 August 14th, 2009|Family History|0 Comments

Castles in the Air

When I was growing up in the early 50's in the Gulf Coastal town of Mobile, Alabama it was a little shabby and run-down at the heels. There wasn't a lot of money floating about due to the poverty that had been entrenched in the south for a long time so my childhood still retained [...]

By | 2017-11-26T22:00:16+00:00 August 10th, 2009|Family History|0 Comments

Return to Planet Earth

After the grandiose heights of the Eisner Awards at Comic Con 2008 it was necessary to come back to planet earth. That Comic Con was scarily huge is oh, I don’t know—an understatement? The sheer numbers alone are daunting and for us, as the old/new kids on the block it was clear we had a lot [...]

By | 2017-11-26T21:53:32+00:00 August 2nd, 2009|ComicCon|0 Comments