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Hello faithful readers.

As if I wasn’t taking on enough with a new baby this year, we’ve gone and moved from the picture postcard quaintness of New England…


to the picture postcard sunsets of Miami….

miami sunset

Sorry I’ve been lax with my postings, but I’ve had my hands full.

We’re almost set-up, so we’ll resume with our regularly scheduled program shortly.

Yours truly,




Supercool history of the day: check out Wired Magazine’s interactive history of US Manga, in manga format.

Like all Japanese printed matter, manga reads from right to left, so you flip the top left hand page instead of the right.

It’s also available as a downloadable PDF.

So cool!

Bonus: Check out the accompanying article by Daniel H. Pink (A Whole New Mind), about Japan’s Manga industry.


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