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When Calvin lost his Hobbes

Thirty-three years ago, Bill Patterson started the comic strip, Calvin and Hobbes. He was my favorite comic strip writer and his daily strip was a key part of my life 30 years ago. Ten years ago I wrote this for TBLA about my best friend Jerry Sullivan who was the Hobbes to my Calvin.   …


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King of Victory Blvd

Eight years ago I lost a pet very close to my heart. I wrote about it over at TrueBlueLA as his passing coincided with the emergence of Clayton Kershaw. You knew at the time that Clayton was going to be special but I never thought he or anyone could reach the heights he has reached …

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