07/05/19 Diary: Donut Holes and Other Wonders Previous | Next First Strip Original Series | First Strip Second Series | First Strip Current Series | Archive | Most Recent Previous | Next First Strip Original Series | First Strip Second Series | First Strip Current Series | Archive | Most Recent I think there may be more donuts in my near future. First Strip Original Series | First Strip Second Series | First Strip Current Series | Archive | Most Recent 06/28/19 Diary: True Stories 07/12/19 Diary: July Fourth 9 Comments M.A. July 5, 2019 at 12:17 am 4 years ago In my freshman year of college (1966) I took a class in basic Linguistics; I still remember this example of a faulty syllogism: Nothing is more important than life. Holes in donuts are nothing. Therefore, holes in donuts are more important than life. I have forgotten many things about college, but for some reason that has stayed with me. Go figure. War Pig July 5, 2019 at 3:50 am 4 years ago “God is love. Love is blind. Therefore, Ray Charles is God.” Three Truths. Donut holes are important. With very good coffee or ice cold milk. I first had them in the 1960s. I found out later than Canadians called them Tim Bits, for Tim Horton. Southwest thunderstorms can be quite impressive. War Pig July 5, 2019 at 3:52 am 4 years ago PS: I bought “Queens of the Sea” and it is on its way. How was it, Chris? Dylan is one of my favorite artists. I can hardly wait until she finishes “Family Man”, which was put on hold 2 years ago to do “Queen of the Seas”. Christopher Baldwin July 5, 2019 at 1:07 pm 4 years ago Excellent! I’m sure you’ll love it. 🙂 Peter Rogan July 5, 2019 at 4:14 pm 4 years ago Self-care when you’re sick seems so tedious when there are so many fun, necessary things to do! But without it, you can spend weeks languishing, and lose part of yourself you can’t get back. Here’s to a sufficient recovery, Chris. And donut holes as needed. SARA J DAVIS July 5, 2019 at 9:24 pm 4 years ago Your social life seems to always be full. It’s a sign of a good life. I can’t wait to see your next Adentures in spacetrawler and Willowweep sounds awesome. War Pig July 6, 2019 at 6:47 am 4 years ago Chris, are you feeling any of the California earthquakes or aftershocks out there in Roswell? We used to feel them in White Sands when they were over a 4.5 or so. Christopher Baldwin July 6, 2019 at 6:20 pm 4 years ago We haven’t felt a thing! Richard July 6, 2019 at 7:28 pm 4 years ago I was thinking that “more donuts in your future” could be an indication that you have some Canadian in you – there is a donut shop on nearly every corner of every Canadian town… Eh Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.