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Akron Marathon Lisa’s Legacy Relay Team

posted on September 22, 2017

Once again there’ll be a Lisa’s Legacy relay team in the Akron Marathon. Because I needed to get ready for the book tour for the Lisa’s Legacy Trilogy, I’m not running this year… which automatically upped our average pace by a lot. Glad I could help, and I look forward to lowering it again next year.

Launch Signing Nears

posted on September 20, 2017

A week from today is the book launch for The Lisa’s Legacy Trilogy at the Columbus Museum of Art. It’s been awhile since I’ve been on the road signing and I’m looking forward to meeting Funky’s readers along the way. For info on the event in Columbus and others across the country this Fall, please check the Events page on this site. I look forward to seeing you down the road. Happy trails.

Superman and Cleveland

posted on September 19, 2017

I had an appointment in Cleveland a couple of weeks ago and I thought I’d take in the Superman exhibit at the Cleveland Public Library while in town. It’s a rather comprehensive  enterprise with a lot of it coming from the collection of Mike Curtis the current writer of the Dick Tracy strip. If you’re in the area, it’s well worth your time.

One day in elementary school I was given the task of alphabetizing the encyclopedia set, and when I got to the S volume I came across an entry for one Jerome Siegel. It said the he was one of the creators of Superman, and, even more revelatory, that he lived in Cleveland. The thought that someone from where I lived could achieve something like that gave me hope that maybe, possibly, somehow it might be within the bounds of imagining for me.

While at the Superman exhibit, I saw Jerry Siegel’s typewriter in a showcase. And when I walked around to the other side…

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