A Day at the Park

Reading comics is one of my best past time during my childhood days.  I think this is how I learned how to read since I don’t remember any nursery books when I was growing up. 
To date, I still read the comics section of the newspaper.  Skipping the front page, I bee line to the funny section.  Eat your dessert first, I must admit.  The real world will give me indigestion. 
There will be a huge rare comic auction from Avenger to X-men this weekend in Vancouver.  One comic is estimated to sell at a mere $20,000.  Gulp!  I will pass this one as much as I enjoy reading Incredible Hulk. 
Looking for more funnies in the Web, I cannot help but share this site.  The writer gave me permission to “reblog” it.  Enjoy. 

A Day At The Park

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Raise A Reader

The previous Premier of BC started a campaign called “Raise A Reader”.  I once saw him handing out newspapers to public for free to encourage reading.  I politely accepted the newspaper; however, I cannot stand reading the news, all that bad stuff going on local and globally.  I quit reading the newspaper. Subsequently, more newspapers were produced for free.  There’s the 24 hours and Vancouver Metro.  A friend of mine used to work for 24 hours.  I started reading 24 hours because of her.  Then she changed professions, does not want to take pictures and become a paparazzi.  I quit reading, again.

In my travels, I met this nice elderly Filipino lady. One day, on the way to train station, I saw her giving out Vancouver Metro by the train station.  I started reading again because of this Filipino lady.  To help her out distribute the newspapers, I went to the extent of taking five newspapers to further distribute them at work.

I’m beginning to like Vancouver Metro because it has more good news than bad news.  Or maybe, I am just selectively reading the good part.  Besides, it provides easy to follow food recipes and this is the best part.

For Tuesday, January 23, 2013 issue, the headline was “Nothing to Fret My Pet!”  It is actually a love story of a woman and her deer.  To make the short story even shorter: they will live happily ever after when it was decided by law makers not to forcibly separate them.  I love happy endings.

Source:  Vancouver Metro

Source: Vancouver Metro

 To read more about it, here’s the link: Metro News.

 Psalm 42
As the deer longs for running streams… so my soul longs for you, O God.