Tag Archives: aging

On Being a Twentysomething

Ooh boy. This is one of those posts I knew I’d get to at some point but never really imagined it being here. The weird thing is that I knew exactly when it should be written. Today. I needed it out today because as of today, I am no longer in my twenties. In years past, I’ve tried to sum up only the previous year and what it meant to me. But this occasion is so momentous and it’s more than a year. It’s a decade. It’s Continue reading →

My First Gray

In an exciting development, I recently became old and distinguished. How, you might ask? Be the discovery of my first gray hair. For some reason (probably because it means you’re getting older than you care to admit), a lot of people fear that gray hair, but I’ve decided to embrace it. I’ve long looked forward to the day I’d start turning gray because I’ve always thought it’d make me seem wiser, more distinguished, and downright good-looking. Let’s be serious, my naturally handsome and young-looking face Continue reading →

Cheap and Healthy or Snake Oil?

The past couple of months, I haven’t felt like I’m in my top shape. This caused me to go to see the doctor which in turn caused me to get an ultrasound to check for tumors (the doctor wanted to rule out possibilities). What it boiled down to was that I had slept on an air mattress and the softness, while comfortable, wasn’t good for my lower back. This caused pain elsewhere in my body. The doctor recommended a regime of ibuprofen for a couple of weeks, Continue reading →

Ms. Johnston

When a comic writer creates a strip for the first time, they need to make a decision. Should they, or should they not age their characters. Off the top of my head I can thing of only three that actually age their characters; Least I Could Do, Funky Winkerbean and For Better or For Worse. For Better or For Worse has been written by Lynn Johnston for the past 29 years. In that time I believe she has only had to kill one character off Continue reading →