Another Day, Another Sunset …

I missed a gloriously colored sunset the other day, so I tried to time my late afternoon walk the next day to grab some photos if it happened again. I failed to realize that while there's always another day and another sunset, each one is different, like snowflakes. This one was the polar opposite of... Continue Reading →

Moody Sunset …

Back in 2018 I took a walk up to the Hotel del Coronado here in my current hometown and found one of the most incredible sunsets I've ever seen: bright, vivid oranges and pinks silhouetting the people, lifeguard station, and even a passing seagull on the beach. This past Christmas I made my usual holiday... Continue Reading →

Reflections …

They say the New Year is a time for reflection, so here you go. But seriously, folks ... I have a few "resolutions" for 2022. Be more careful with my money (less Amazon and eBay); isolate more until this Omicron thing peaks and hopefully goes away; and while I'm hopelessly addicted to Instagram (check it... Continue Reading →

Top Five 2021 …

2021 marked my first (almost-full) year of retirement, so I had plenty of time to watch, read, and wander in my never-ending quest for new movies, TV shows, and books. Here are my top five picks for the year in comics and graphic novels, books, movies, and TV. Longer reviews of the books can be... Continue Reading →

December 2021 Books …

And we round out 2021 with my last book report on the books I read in December. Over the course of the past year, I read 77 books by my count, and 69 on GoodReads, which was 115% of my goal (some books, like older comics series like the Blackthorne Dick Tracy reprints, just don't... Continue Reading →

Happy New Year! …

Happy New Year from the Frolic Room in Hollywood, California ... no, I'm not there. Throughout my life I have steadfastly avoided being anywhere but home on New Year's Eve, the technical term for this behavior being "stick-in-the-mud," but I prefer to think of it as self-preservation. There are a lot of crazy-ass people out... Continue Reading →

Merry Christmas, Everyone! …

I wish everyone who follows this blog—and those who just stumble across it—a very Merry Christmas and the very best in 2022. It can only get better, right? Here's my 2021 Christmas card. Follow me on Instagram @gg92118 for all my latest photos!

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