Hi folks, the Eagle Rock paint-out continues, we painted at a beautiful house last week, high up on a hill with surrounding views of Occidental College and desert foliage (cactus). I did a pretty lousy WC, but my wife did a very nice oil of a little stone path leading down a prickly slope to a house with an orange tile roof. Don’t forget to attend The Collaborative Eagle Rock Beautiful Event Sept. 13th and 14th, at the GLAD center, 2222 Laverna Ave., Eagle Rock CA 90041. The big Gala event is from 4 Pm to 7 PM at the GLAD center on Sept. 14th, $35.00 donation gets you champagne, hors d’ouvres and admission to a sale of fine paintings of Eagle Rock created just for the event, and succulent drought-tolerant plants will be for sale as well. We’re lining up a woodwind music group to play at the event as well, tres elegant! In case you missed it in a previous post, this is to help preserve the last open space between Eagle Rock and Pasadena, and to keep the area landmark, the Eagle Rock, from being blasted out for Condos! Help (PLEASE!) CERB raise the remaining 70,000 dollars and keep the Eagle flying!
I’m switching my Cable and DSL services to AT&T next week, so my email address for this blog will change to firstname.lastname@example.org. This is the new fiber optic cable, I’ll let you know if there is any improvement in reception or DSL speed. It sure will be cheaper, that’s for sure. Comics this week are the last page of “A Package For Virgil” featuring Mangy the cat as Virgil’s big surprise! Also I’m starting another Mangy story, “Mangy’s Blues”, done in modern graphic style, sans dialog, all by my incredibly talented Cathy! MARVELOUS MIKE this week is from 9/17 to 9/22/1956: Mike and Merrie start a “homework answering service” much to the horror of the school-board! Check out Krazy Kat this week 2/6-2/11/1939, for a lot of “helmet jokes” and the mysterious disappearing Ignatz in Pupp’s jail. Felix returns with pages 2 and 3 of “Clothes Make the Cat” from Felix #6. Tyer is in fine form, with funny drawings of the maniacal suit salesman, and Kitty’s girlish amusement at Felix’s shopping phobia. Be seeing ya! Rest in Peace Bill Stulla and Harry Gibbs, two childhood heros, hosts of local kid’s TV shows in Los Angeles and St. Louis, Mo., I’ll be seeing ya wranglers!