I’m not the only one in our household with itchy feet. My wife gets occasional bouts of wanderlust as well. Continue Reading »
Which is to say, it was time again for the Olympia Comics Festival.
And this year, by God, I was going to be ready. Continue Reading »
Last week I talked about our weekend jaunt to the Columbia Gorge in search of old books and comics and stuff. Most of it was a lot of fun. But sometimes… the wheels just kind of come off the wagon.
Which is to say, Sunday’s trip home was not a whole lot of fun at all. But we did get in a little bit of books-and-comics stuff. Continue Reading »
“So, what would you think about driving down to the Gorge this weekend?” I asked my bride.
Last week I told you about our struggle to get to Whidbey Island for a four-day bookscouting vacation, despite a fearsome (snort) Seattle snowstorm. And here is the second part of that account. Continue Reading »
Well, not really deserted, but to city folk like us, Whidbey Island certainly felt like it.
As much as my wife and I had hoped to put this off, there was just no more stalling. Continue Reading »
Continuing the account of our vacation ambling through the Pacific Northwest in search of old books and comics and cool stuff. Part one is here, part two is here, and part three you will find under the fold.
Continuing the account of our wander across the Pacific Northwest in search of old comics, out-of-print books, and geek culture in general. Part one is here, for those who came in late.
When Julie and I decided we were going to stop going to the San Diego Comic-Con, what we ended up doing instead was taking back-roads vacations here in the Northwest… and somehow we always seem to stumble across lots of comics and other geeky stuff anyway.
This year was no different. Continue Reading »
Specifically, the Olympia Comics Festival.
Julie and I had to delay our annual back-roads bookscouting expedition this year, but we did get one. Continue Reading »