Plate Expectations

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It was on a trip to Las Vegas where I first ran into parking ticketing machines that actually read your license plate as you drove in, and printed the license number on your ticket. Now, as you may recall, my license plate has a picture of Snoopy and the word AUGH on it – the Snoopy plate is part of a California program where I pay some extra money that goes to support museums. But the first time I got that ticket with AUGH on it, I just grinned big.

But this ticket that I got when I parked at Los Angeles International Airport this weekend, well, that was a real surprise.

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Peanuts sightings in Japan

I’m still recovering from the cold that I picked up in Japan (which luckily didn’t strike fully until I was  back), but here are a few stray things that I saw while there. A vending machine of Snoopy charms. (There were also similar “Gacha capsule” machines with three Snoopy figures.) …

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Free Comic Book Day tomorrow

Just a quick reminder that tomorrow (Saturday, May 4, 2019) is Free Comic Book Day. At most comic shops in the US and Canada (and many elsewhere), you can walk in and get free comic books, no purchase needed. Some shops will give you just one or two, others will …

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You know what would be a good title for a book?

Hmmm… maybe we should name the book something original, like… GOOD GRIEF!