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Monthly Archives: May 2015

Hitting 50: Nick Fury, Agent of SHIELD

Fifty years ago this month, the world met Nick Fury, Agent of SHIELD. Okay, so technically we’d already met Nick a couple years earlier as a tough-as-nails three-striper in “Sgt Fury and His Howling Commandos,” but that book was set in World War II; now the character was

Dance Little Sister, Dance

Grace had her dance recital on Wednesday, and all the practice paid off; she did a great job.  Her old class, a couple years ago, was more just a case of “something to do once a week,” with not a lot of real progress.  At

Hitting 50: Emma Peel

It’s hard to believe I share a birth year with Emma Peel, but that’s probably because I made my 1965 debut as an infant, while Emma showed up fully grown.  And rather nicely so, at that. For the uninitiated, Mrs Emma Peel was the female half

Games With Gracie

Grace wanted to play a game today, so I dug one out of the closet that we’ve never played, even though it dates back to the 90s.  It’s called “Rapid Recall” and it’s kind of like “Password” in that there’s a word to guess, and