9-11: Memories from Twenty Years Ago
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9-11: Memories from Twenty Years Ago

“Some buildings have collapsed in New York.” Those words were spoken to me by my wife at around 9am on September 11, 2001. They barely registered in my mind as I rolled over and pulled the covers up over my head. I had worked the overnight shift at McDonalds, and was trying to squeeze in…

List o’ Links
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List o’ Links

I’ve decided to revive an ancient tradition here at the blog – a weekly collection of interesting and relevant links from around the interwebs. I shouldn’t need to say it, but I probably do, so…linking someone in this post does not mean I agree with his or her body of work as a whole. Here…

Meeting Missionary Max’s Biggest Fans
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Meeting Missionary Max’s Biggest Fans

I’ve posted before about my interactions with a group of sixth graders who are super fans of everybody’s favorite fictional missionary, Missionary Max. Until recently, all of said interactions have been virtual, me being in Brazil and they being in the US. Two weeks ago, however, I was able to visit their classroom and spend…

Missionary Max Artwork
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Missionary Max Artwork

Over the years we have accumulated several pieces of art to accompany the Missionary Max series. I’ve decided to post them all in one place. Future artwork will be included here as well. Cover Art It has been a pleasure to work with Brazilian artist Zilson Costa, who has made the outstanding cover art for…