I’M BACK! No drug gangs or murders, and more comics as promised. Looks like the comments have been lively since I left, too! Always fun to see what people are coming up with and teaching each other.

The Mexico vacation was good, and I ate too well and got too much sun and could have slept more but overall I had a very good time. There were a number of books scattered through the villa, so I also did a lot of reading. Not a lot of highly intellectual content, but I did spend a few hours rediscovering some favorite books from my childhood. Coming back to reality produced an odd reaction.

It’s a queer thing to be standing on a balcony overlooking the sand, palms and teal-colored water of a balmy tropical paradise straight out of a screensaver . . . and wishing you were in Narnia.