Digger and Tyg from SHIRT TALES (art by the 8-year-old me)

Thinking Back on the SHIRT TALES Gang

Way back in 1983, when I was literally 8-years-old (rather than figuratively, like I am now), I drew this picture of the Shirt Tales gang for my little sister – who was 4 at the time. She had it hanging in her bedroom for years, and she recently rediscovered it. Shirt Tales was a short-lived…

A Golden “Enterprise”

My wife picked up this ultra-cool Star Trek Christmas ornament today for me from Hallmark. Though I’ve not yet installed the batteries to confirm, this “50th Anniversary Gold Edition” of the “pilot version” of the USS Enterprise apparently includes Captain James T. Kirk’s opening monologue from the 1966-1969 television series.* *The analytical Trekkie in me is…