Monthly Archives: May 2020
Thanks to Remi in Comments. He reminded me that I did that story in an Ernie comic book years ago. It was in the back of my mind, but I couldn’t yank it out. I’ll post the page in a … Continue reading
My old friend Anna in Tallahassee sent me this. When I was young I spent lots of time bird watching. I guess that’s why she sent me this link. The best thing about getting old is that you can join … Continue reading
Thanks to Steve H and Chris M for info about that machine. Chris wrote: It’s called the Fallenbach Gorge. It’s the Amden dam, near Amden in the canton of St Gallen, Tyrol (eastern Switzerland). The canyon and river are noted … Continue reading
Y0u might know that I’ve been working on putting together collections of daily strips. Well I finally finished although the books still need copyright data and submission to the publisher. It’s very time consuming, so I’ve written some routines that … Continue reading
My server was down today. It’s real late. Almost 9:00. We old people get sleepy early.
Chris M left some links about that machine from yesterday in COMMENTS. A walking spider excavator, Swiss. A summary: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walking_excavator The Menzi Muck site tells more: https://www.menzimuck.com/home/ Thanks, Chris.
Fred E sent me this. I sure hope that guy makes more money than I ever did. And who in the world designed and built that machine? Spurs aren’t nearly as bad as a branding iron or a harpoon.
The way I first drew it: The way it appeared. Notice I didn’t lose the Queequeg harpoon. I read Moby Dick when I was 16.
This is from 2005. Arnoldine has her hands full… In the published version I left out the branding iron.
Another monkey joke. This is from May 2007.