"Anyway, the point of all this is - I'm an old man and I don't like it!
You and me both, my friend. Not only do I think no one at the Big [insert appropriate number here] takes seriously the notion that anyone younger than, oh…"
"Like some of the other (ahem) veteran guys here, I was a kid in the 60s, and I had a regular route of three drugstores that I biked to.
I knew the best way to bike to every Hook's Drugs in my hometown. But the first place I ever "got…"
"2 Days into a 16-Day Road Trip.
Yesterday: My first visit to Gettysburg, PA. Spent much of the day walking the battlefield with Action Lad and The Lovely and Talented. Walked the field of Pickett's Charge. Stood atop…"
"If I went to a movie where the biggest and most important thing in it was the leading man, I'd kinda sorta want him to show up sometime before I needed a potty break.
The fact is, Godzilla may be the (literal) biggest, but not the most…"
Thanks fot the welcome! Man, you ARE old! I don't even want to think about how long I've been writing my column. I figured I had a half-dozen topics tops, but they just keep coming. I'm glad you enjoy it.
I appreciate you taking the time to tell me that. In fact, I'm right in the middle of preparing the next Deck Log entry when I took a moment to check my new e-mail.
I imagine all of us leave a bigger wake than what we realise. But it's nice to, every once in a while, have somebody tell us so. I'm glad you enjoy the column. Many moons ago, when Rich Lane approached me with the idea, my first concern (after wondering if there was enough material to keep a Silver-Age column going for long) was if anybody would have any interest in reading it.
The hit-counters tell me that somebody's out there reading it, but it's an especial treat to get a note like yours. I completely understand the business about not saying anything unless you have something to say. In reflexion, I'm the same way. Not only on threads here, but I frequent other sites regularly, and have yet to post a comment---because there's nothing I can add to the commentary.