"I feel the same way in my line of work. I have fellow teachers who seem to hate their job so much, I wonder how they continue to do it. Surely there are much higher-paying jobs out there they could take if they hold such disdain for this one.
"I generally enjoy Gotham, but how is Jim Gordon not The Worst Cop Ever? An entire station house of cops and civilians came this close to being electrocuted because Gordon decided (apparently without warning anyone) to park his "bait"…"
"I bought some baseball cards and sports figures from a man on a Facebook Yard Sale Page. I am 95% sure someone else posted some cards hoping to get me interested. Her ad says she has over 1200 cards to choose from and showed several pictures of some…"
"Haven't changed mine in ages, so ... Tim Omundson as King Richard in Galavant. I spent 6 episodes saying "I know that voice!" Then I looked him up, saw a picture of him without the beard and said "Ohhhhh, that…"
"Watched Sasame-yuki (1983)
Wait, remind me, which novel I've never read by a Japanese author I've never heard of is this an adaptation of?
The novel The Makioka Sisters, by Junichiro Tanizaki.
"I am still working at Walmart and now mainly stock the paper aisle, toilet paper, paper towels, etc. I have a reputation that no matter how much is there I get it done without help. They give us a stocking time, which for last night was 12 1/2…"
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.