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Thu, 02/19/2009 - 00:58 by Aido in response to initial y

Hey fellas!  I figured I'd chime in about the stylistic fiddling going on with today's comic in case anyone was worried or curious.

I should mention

Tue, 02/10/2009 - 12:53 by Aido in response to NYCC 2009

... the layout was 100% Ananth.  He doodled this out last night when we were driving back to the apartment.  Any complaints or commendations should be directed his way.

 

hi george 

(I just wanted to show off the doodle he did of George. XD )

dinosaur body pillow is the best pillow

Thu, 02/05/2009 - 02:14 by Aido in response to three dollar comfort

 I spent a bit of time last week making a heating pad out of two $1 bandanas (one for a pillow case), half of a $2 bag of rice, and some chamomile and mint teas that no one was drinking.  If you are poor and cold a lot, THERE IS NO REASON YOU SHOULD NOT MAKE ONE OF THESE.  Here are the instructions I used (although I segmented the bag and added some tea to make it smell nice), here are some instructions to make one out of an old sock.

Bleurg

Thu, 01/29/2009 - 02:15 by Aido in response to zooLOLOLogy

Now I know why I don't get sick often.  Being sick is dumb.  I have been playing an awful lot of Professor Layton, though.  Also:

sorry it is a impala and not a pronghorn 

CONGRATULATIONS MEGAN!!

Tue, 01/20/2009 - 00:43 by Aido in response to various inadequacies

Megan and I have been best friends since we were seven or so years old?  And let's be honest, she turned out pretty much better than me in every way.  Sorry, mom and dad.

I was probably the first person that Megan called to tell about Dane proposing, but I wound up being the last person to find out.  =_=  In any case, congratulations to the both of you!  You two are great, and great for each other.  I'm so happy for you guys!!

The actual story is that my dad is going to see one of his old middle school friends who now lives in Nara (which is famous for its deer shrine).  The fellow's nickname back-then (but really, who keeps in touch with their friends from middle school?) was 'Monkey' (or I suppose 'Saru').

My dad's been swearing otherwise, but I still think the bad monkey with the baseball bat is supposed to be him.

not the monkey from family guy jeez c'mon guys 

augh this is making me hungry

Tue, 01/06/2009 - 00:17 by Aido in response to akemashite omedetou gozaimasu

As you might have guessed from my name, I'm Japanese.  (well, half.)  My language skills are abysmal -- I was born and raised in the US -- but I managed to grow up with a decent amount of culture.  New Year is the only holiday we celebrate, but it's a big deal and my dad is an awesome cook.  Ananth had the pleasure of joining us this year! :D

Happy New Year!

Thu, 01/01/2009 - 02:02 by Aido in response to read instructions before proceeding

This teaches me to use bottles of weird stuff at my folks' place without reading what it is first.

Ananth and I are actually at a New Year's get-together* right now.  Happy New Year's, everyone!  Hope you had a good one.  Ananth's busy giving well-wishes to friends, so I've been left to give the blog tonight.  Apologies, I'm no good at this.

Subbing over at Applegeeks

Tue, 12/30/2008 - 00:12 by Aido in response to STOP EATING RIBBONS

Hawk's out of town for the rest of the month and it looks like I'm subbing for the big Monday comics over at Applegeeks.  The first one's up, I hope you guys like it. :D

To the people who know a thing or two about my menagerie of characters: I might've put a few in this one.

not nearly as fun as advertised

Tue, 12/02/2008 - 00:27 by Aido in response to the best sleep over ever

 Back in the mid-90's, Parker Brothers made a series of activity sets called Sleepover Club (which I think were a part of some larger, terrifyingly girly franchise).  I got the Fortune Telling box for one of my awkward tween-ish birthdays and the lot of us decided that it was a pretty mediocre activity set and it was sequestered down to the Board Game and Mice Closet in the basement.

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