Web Comic: “Half Halbert” (Pt. 1 of 13: Background and Cover)

Quite a while back, I tried my hand at writing and illustrating comics. At the time, my efforts yielded a pair of very short works, "McWidgie and Friends" and "To Do." Recently, however, I found myself between projects and was reading Michael Eury's wonderful study of camp-age superheroes, Hero-A-Go-Go, when the (radioactive?) comics bug bit…Read more Web Comic: “Half Halbert” (Pt. 1 of 13: Background and Cover)

Teaching at a Community College: A Fulfilling Career

A student recently emailed to say that she was concerned about her future and that she wasn't sure about the career path she wanted to take. One of her concerns, she said, was making money, but she also wanted to be happy. Maybe, she suggested, I could assign an essay on the topic of careers…Read more Teaching at a Community College: A Fulfilling Career