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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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Building a ladder

It is the fall of 2008 and I’m staring out the window of the Van Nuys FlyAway Bus that will take me on a flight to Austin to see Jerry  for maybe the last time.   Jerry had just finished telling me he was too sick to make the drive and that Joe Guggina will be-be …

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