"And ... today The Lad turned 15. We read together, same as always. He just finished off Alan Bradley's Flavia de Luce series -- he was skeptical when I suggested he try the first one, then plowed through all but the latest (which we don't…"
"I don't know the first thing about the comic. But this is a fun show full of actors I like. I hope Donal Logue will be a recurring character, even if ... strike that, ESPECIALLY if his character is an asshat.
"I couldn't have said it better, Travis. I will watch anything Ken Burns creates. It's always fascinating, and this one is no exception. I binged the first four episodes last weekend, and I'm looking forward to watching the second half…"
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.