Bill Watterson

Born on this day in 1958, Bill Watterson is best known as the creator of the comic strip Calvin & Hobbes. The strip below is actually drawn in his style by Gavin Aung Than who was inspired by the words of a speech Watterson gave to the graduating class of Kenyon College in 1990. As someone who takes undemanding jobs to pursue other activities and abandoned a career to stay home and raise a child, this one struck a chord with me.

Published by mikepowernyc

New album "Observations" available now. A veteran of NYC’s underground music scene, Mike Power played on the stages of such beloved lost venues as CBGB’s and Kenny’s Castaways, as well as stalwart surviving ones like Arlene’s Grocery and the Bitter End as singer/songwriter/bassist with Late Model Humans. In 2020, quarantining from the global pandemic he worked remotely with other artists to record a collection of new music called Observations, that infuses his punk roots with introspective acoustic pieces.

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