Personal Archaeology 20: The Relationship, The Old Girlfriend, and the End of the Paper Trail

I don't know the exact date that Kate and I officially broke up, but it was 25 years ago right before I was about to head off to my sophomore year college, and while I know that the end of our relationship caused me an enormous amount of pain, I barely wrote about it in …

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Uncollecting Update September 2021

As always, let’s get started with the numbers … Media consumed # (remaining/total)Physical Comics Read: 0 (0/411)Digital Comics Read: 0 (475/539)Trade Paperbacks/Graphic Novels Read: 9 (27/58)Books Read: 2 (113/172)Movies Watched: 4 (106/145)TV Seasons Completed: 1 (90/101)TV Shows Completed: 0 (28/38)Podcast Episodes Remaining: 165 It's a little easier to do this wehn you are zeroed out in one category; then again, there's the size of the other piles. Plus, SEptember was overwhelming …

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Books, Trades, and Graphic Novels in Brief, 9/1/21-10/1/21

Aliens: Hive: One of the original Dark Horse series that came out after Earth War, which was the final one I bought. I probably had every intention of keeping Aliens going but didn't have the money, to be honest, because Dark Horse's comics were $2.50 in the early 1990s. Anyway, this was enjoyable but I …

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Uncollecting Update August 2021

As always, let’s get started with the numbers … Media consumed # (remaining/total)Physical Comics Read: 14 (0/411)Digital Comics Read: 0 (475/539)Trade Paperbacks/Graphic Novels Read: 7 (28/49)Books Read: 6 (115/172)Movies Watched: 6 (108/143)TV Seasons Completed: 2 (91/101)TV Shows Completed: 0 (28/38)Podcast Episodes Remaining: 136 So it's been a while since I posted anything, and that's because …

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Personal Archaeology 17: When I Was A Teacher Blogger

On my phone, there's a screencap from an old Innovative Educator post that begins "The unspoken truth about teaching writing in school is that few people doing so are writers themselves."* The first two paragraphs of the post I screencapped. I removed distinguished characteristics of the blog, but you can Google all of this to …

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