Friday, December 31, 2010

2011, ALREADY?!

Where does the time go? Another year over, another year gone.  We here at Casa del Blanco had our ups and downs, but overall, we had a pretty good year. Here are some of the highlights and low lights:

• We started the year with me having serious medical issues. Not the most auspicious start to the year, but fortunately everything worked out for the best, and I am feeling fine. I also got a freelance gig as a result of the experience!

• Alas, we lost my Mum, which was sad, but I really believe she has gone on to a much better place. One where all of her beloved pets are around her, and "Happy Hour" starts whenever she likes. Also, a place where she and her cousin Marie don't have to battle it out over who pays the check. I am also happy that the bond between my Sisters and I was re-affirmed during the whole ordeal.

• Perfect Wifey and I celebrated our third wedding anniversary, and we couldn't be happier. I don't know what it is about this woman, but somehow, she enriches my life in every way.

• PW and I also got to travel a lot this year. We went to NYC, Orlando (more on that later, I promise!) and my favorite, Albany, NY! Who knows what our travel plans for 2011 hold? Could a trip to Dover, NJ be in our future?

• Rocco the Wonder Dog. For those who came in late, I love this little guy. Man's Best Friend, indeed.

• I had the opportunity to participate in a number of local theatre productions. It was enough to convince me that, really, I am done with that.

• My "Cartooning Career" had all kinds of ups and downs. I am hoping for better in 2011. If you know of anyone that needs an artist, gimmie a call.

• The most rewarding thing, though, I hafta say, is doing this blog, and reading the comments from all of you faithful readers. To David, Paula, Chris, Mykal, eeteed, Scott, Mike, Pepper, Newton, Mark and anyone else who has visited this blog and left a comment, good or bad, thanks. For those of you reading this that haven't commented, comment! You could be on this list next year!

• One big low light: Still no Remote Controlled K9. Oh well, other than that, a very good year.

As a famous Doctor once said: "To days to come, and all my love to long ago."

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Blogger Mykal said...

Bill: Happy New Year to you and Perfect Wifey and Rocco the Wonder Dog. What a great intro cartoon! I wish I could finance a comic and employ all the great cartoonists I know of looking for work (or more work). You would be one of my first calls for this great comic book. You, Jim Engel, Doug Gray - a few others. Such great talent out there.

January 1, 2011 at 12:08 PM  
Blogger Bill White said...

Happy New Year to you too Mykal, and thanks for the kind words. I wish!

This might be a good time to mention that any comic fan should check out Mykal's excellent blog RIGHT NOW!

January 1, 2011 at 1:36 PM  
Blogger David said...

Happy New Year Bill! Hopefully we'll have some time to get together soon.

January 1, 2011 at 1:58 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...


Much thanks for sharing your adventures with us this year!

Here’s hoping this year brings all the sugar but none of the lumps.


January 1, 2011 at 4:10 PM  
Blogger P.L. Frederick said...

What a rich year 2010 you had, but I too am happy about being in 2011. Glad you're feeling better.

Jet packs are on their way to market. Current prices start at $100,000. Let's wait for a few more models to come out first.

January 5, 2011 at 2:03 PM  

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