When we had this conversation we were lying on the floor for some reason, so I decided to go with it when I drew it. The art came out well, but I’m not exactly sure how you draw carpet grain…
The look on B’s face made drawing it worthwhile. Also, don’t worry – I am neither quitting the internet nor the comic.
BF687.5 .S428 L86 2010
Self-perception in authors –Comic books, strips, etc.
Self-doubt — Comic books, strips, etc.
We have variations of this conversation almost every single day.
Usually the person eating gross stuff is Bryan, and the gross stuff is, oh, a bacon cheeseburger or something that is only gross if you are a vegetarian who thinks eating dead things is weird/disgusting, ie ME. I burn somewhere between 2000-2600 calories per day, so I’m pretty much always hungry, so occasionally the stakes are reversed.
This gets 644.153 L965 for “Candy (sweets)” and the LCC number TX791 .L86 2010.
Peeps (Trademark) — Comic books, strips, etc.
I enjoy making dishes with cabbage, but there’s always a problem at the end. Most dishes require about half a cabbage to feed two (or even four) people, so what am I supposed to do with half a leftover cabbage?
This time I had half a can of diced tomatoes left over as well. A tricky combination – I’ve seen very few recipes calling for both. So, turning to Google, I came across this. And it was delicious.
Here’s what I did.
Continue reading “Cabbage Tomato Noodles”
Part one is here, part two is here.
So normally in this situation I would have said, “Let’s get a cab and go find some ritzy place to have lunch.” But Bryan was on a diet consisting of a) bananas b) saltine crackers c) soup, so we couldn’t. Neither did we think that hanging around in the sun was going to be the ticket to a good time.
The Orlando airport, on the public side of security, is a giant mall. At one point we tried to find a travel chess set in one of the shops and failed, though we did find travel “Hungry Hungry Hippos ™” and about fifty different Sudoku books (alas, no Kakuro). On the non-public side of security, it’s a wasteland. Nary a *$ to be found (sad, since I wanted a chai latte).
Anyway, the flight home was fine and Bryan got better and we actually had a really good time, with the exception of that 24-hour period that Bryan was vomiting/unconscious (from the anti-emetic injection they gave him – it was a type which tends to make people sleepy as it acts on the brain to stop nausea – he slept in the cabin, I read The Satanic Verses on the deck and reminded him to drink a glass of Gatorade every hour or so).
Next week, a comic with fewer than 22 panels! I am excited.
With thanks to my special guest artist.
In case you were curious, this is the cafe’s business card:
Fantastic Italian food, beautiful atmosphere, French name, excellent service…just don’t get the seafood.
If you are looking for part one, it is here.
I don’t want to mislead anyone – we actually had great weather on the cruise, it was just Orlando (and the first couple of hours in Port Canaveral) that were cruddy.
The Quality Inn…well, it had like two stars on Hotels.com. Bryan claims that it exactly matched his expectations. It was mostly filled with frail looking old people when we came down to breaky the next morning. And all that was on the news was a story about a guy who had claimed he had a bomb on a cruise ship (different line, though). Good start.
More to come.
This comic has the LCC number GT2798 .L86 2010, the Dewey number 392.5 L866 2010, and the subject heading:
Honeymoons — Bahamas–Biography–Comic books, strips, etc.