Last week I got an email from a prospective new customer for All New Comics asking what condition our comics come in. My business partner Peter prides himself on the way he ships stuff, he puts each comic in a bag and board, wraps a bunch of them together in a bag, puts that bag… Continue reading The Most Valuable Comics I Own
I wrote this for “The Mom and Caregiver” magazine this month, and thought that it would be fun to post it to my site as a Father’s Day tribute. A father’s role has changed a ton in the past several decades. The rise of feminism has resulted in some pretty great things, like a much… Continue reading What’s So Great About Being A Dad?
Kaylin on the future of GM from Brian Garside on Vimeo I spent some time last night speaking to my children about GM’s recent decision to declare bankruptcy, leaving them with a nice fat $10 billion dollar 12% investment in what was already a useless company. Heaven forbid that our government had taken that $10… Continue reading What our children think of GM
Charlene sent me an article recently on what it’s like to be a stay at home mom, and it got me thinking, I’ve figured out a lot of little analogies that help put some perspective on what it’s like to have little kids rolling around the house. Most of the people I work with are… Continue reading What it’s like to have kids
We had planned to go to the Western Fair on Friday, but because it was such a miserable day, we decided to hold off until Saturday. We left our house around 11 Saturday morning and arrived at 11:30, greeted as we were by a sleepy, quiet little affair. Hours later the place would be a… Continue reading Kaylin visits the fair
Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved 2 Wow…talk about a busy weekend. Not only did we have a garage sale, do lunch with friends, see Grandma and Grandpa, have Char’s sister over, put in a couple of steps, go shopping for some cool stuff, go to Storybook Gardens and visit Rib Fest…TWICE, but I also got some… Continue reading Garage Sales and Geometry Wars
It’s been a busy few days, with quite a bit of work, and quite a bit of play going on. I had to cram a little to get the monthly All New Comics update done, then this weekend we got some last minute comp tickets to Go Diego Live, watched some fighting, and finished up… Continue reading Play hard, work hard
This past weekend was the Toronto ComiCON Fan Appreciation show on Saturday and Sunday at the Metro Convention Centre, Pete and I were there with All New Comics and four tables of our stuff. It was also a chance for Kaylin, Char, and I to have a little mini-vacation in downtown Toronto. Friday night I… Continue reading Of comic shows and hometels
Now that’s a load of snow. The picture you see above is our back yard on Sunday with Kaylin and I standing. The snow’s up to her shoulders, and up to my waist. Now admittedly this is in a drift in the back yard, but it was still huge. In around 24 hours we had… Continue reading Holy SNOW Batman!
One year ago March 2nd we took posession of our new home in London. A year ago today we made the long commute from Ajax to London for one final time, closing the old house and taking over the new one. It’s been a year, and a ton of things have changed for us in… Continue reading Our London Year