Monday, May 31, 2010

MARK AND DEE: The Letter, Part 18

I'm very proud of the dialogue for this and the next few episodes, as it's taken directly from our second mini-issue. And it's so cool to finally get to color it!

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

MARK AND DEE: The Letter, Parts 16 and 17

Sorry it's been so long between posts, but we're dealing with lots of crazy things around here, particularly a car that is in its final days, but I finally found time to get things going on the final episodes of The Letter. Enjoy!

Monday, May 17, 2010

MARK AND DEE - The Letter, Part 14

Fun day today, despite all the rain and being broke (as usual). Finished a neat little Doctor Who video using the classic Aussie novelty song "Doctor Who is Gonna Fix It" for InConJunction and, after a long, long week, we have a new installment of the MARK AND DEE opus, "The Letter"

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

MARK AND DEE: The Letter, Part 13

Sorry we've been gone so long, but as my last few entries have indicated, this week has been a... ditch. Hopefully more episodes this Thursday and many more during the weekend.

Monday, May 10, 2010

Just Got Worse

Just got word that I'm probably going to be the one that has to take Mom to her foot doctor's for re-dressing her foot every day this week, making the chances of getting the car fixed this week next to impossible.

And, on top of that, classic fantasy artist Frank Frazetta just passed away after a very long illness, and after a very stressful ordeal concerning his family's management of his estate. Fortunately, the latter was resolved a few weeks ago.

Now I know why they're called Mondays.

It Got Better....

Brother Tim called a little while ago and offered to get Mom to her appointments while he was in town with his ward Devon, so I won't have to take the car anywhere until later in the afternoon over to Bob's to talk to him about the car. A postponement of bad news, but at this point, I'll take anything.

Just got the mail in, and I finally broke down and ordered DOCTOR WHO: THE END OF TIME Parts I & II. Besides a rip-roaring conclusion to David Tennant's award-winning performance as the immortal Time Lord, many special features abound, including David Tennant's Video Diary, chronicling his final days on the show. There's also the fantastic reception the DW team got at the 2009 San Diego Comic Con. Best quote of the day: from a San Diego newscaster who came in off duty just to meet David Tennent and Russell T. Davies before a live interview: 'Who knew the best show on American television was produced in Britain?"

Not Going to be a Happy Day

Sorry I've been away for a while, especially with any rambling comments I have, but we've hit a rough patch here financially this last couple of days, culminating in what looks like a very expensive car repair bill, of which I have no clue as to how we'll pay it. And the car being sick comes at a really bad time, as my brother Kenny is going in for some outpatient surgery in Indianapolis to fix the rotater cup of his shoulder. This means he won't be able to drive for about a month or more, and he is the one who takes Mom in for her dialysis Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, with myself on Mondays and others the following days getting her back home. So they're dependent on me to pick up Mom early those three days.

I'm heading over to my regular mechanic later today to see if there's anything he can do, but even he has told me that it's time for a new car. If our finances weren't so entangled in paying off debt for at least the next three months, I wouldn't even hesitate. So we have to keep the old Lumina going as best we can until at least August. So there's where we are.

Meanwhile, I have to pray that the car holds up well today, as I have to pick up Mom, get her to the foot doctor, then double back to the other side of town to get her to her regular doctor, go pay a storage shed bill, then get her home, as well as myself. I have a feeling this might be too much for the old girl at one time, but we'll have to take it on faith that we'll get through.

The only good thing that I see coming out of today is that I'll have some new MARK AND DEE episodes posted later this afternoon, and I'm winding down the number of backed-up TV shows and movies I have on my DVR. Oh, yeah, plus Young and the Restless. From what I've heard, Patty's little switcheroo with Emily pretty much collapses this afternoon.

God, what I wouldn't do for a big ol' fish sandwich from Ye Old Fish Shop today. But due to all the road construction down by their way, the shop is closed until June.