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Good Morning, DMV

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Obviously, DMV stands for demons missing voices.

The only things she said to me during the entire process were as follows: “Forty-three!” and “Wait over there!”

But all in all, despite everyone working there professionally scowling and not saying many words, it wasn’t too bad. I got my driver’s license renewed and updated the photo since the previous one was from eight years ago. In the new pic, my chin is much bigger. Oh well. Won’t have to go back for four years, and when I do…I think I’ll save my warm greetings for someone who deserves it.

This probably won’t work out
We might not live forever
While there’s nothing to confess
Please pay attention

– “New Hampshire” by Matt Pond PA

Written by Paul

May 16, 2010 at 5:41 pm

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Paul 01, the License Plate

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I’ve been thinking about this for some time now, and I can’t quite determine exactly what is being declared on the license plate. Is this a claim that Paul–Pauls in general, actually–is #1, meaning the best of the best, meaning one heck of a trophy-taker, meaning GO TEAM GO? Or is it, in fact, pointing out that the driver of the car is none other than Saint Paul, the first of them all?

Who knows? I’m just a guy that draws comics.

And so I’m reaching out for the one
And so I’ve learned the meaning of the sun
And all this like a message comes to shift my point of view
And watching through my own light
As it tints the shade of you

– “Sleep” by Azure Ray

Written by Paul

September 4, 2009 at 9:24 am

The Broken Windshield Wiper

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Us Abbamondi folk…we’re like everyday MacGyvers I tell you. I actually first suggested using the string on an extra air freshener in my car so I’m not totally perfect as a resourceful secret agent, but I promise I’m working on it.

Anyways, after the car problems were finished up, all of us went out to eat at Carino’s Italian Restaurant. We nom nomed, we caught up, and afterwards we all went our separate ways (well, not me–I stayed in my apartment for the evening). It was a very nice visit, all-in-all, and hopefully I’ll get down to South Jersey some time in September/October…

Give me all your stuff
Until I can’t get up
Watch the whole world freeze
Counting tin cans in our sleep
Submarines are diving deep
And don’t believe in me

– “Strange News From Another Star” by Blur

Written by Paul

August 22, 2009 at 9:17 am

Things I’ve Named

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So, help me out here and tell me all about the inanimate objects you’ve named so I don’t feel like a complete sociopath. Bonus points for truly geeky names. Not that we’re keeping score or anything, no.

I’ve become just like a terrible mess
Searching the lines in my face for
Something more beautiful than is there
But the crowds keep me coming back
Cheering

– “My Slumbering Heart” by Rilo Kiley

Written by Paul

March 30, 2009 at 7:41 pm

Lights Come On, Lights Go Off

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2008-12-29

That final panel represents my car’s engine light going off. Yup, I’m totally lazy clever.

Maybe the sun will shine today
The clouds will blow away
Maybe I won’t feel so afraid
I will try to understand
Either way

– “Either Way” by Wilco

Written by Paul

December 29, 2008 at 8:52 pm

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Bullet’s Check Engine Light Comes On

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2008-12-28

I’m sure we’ve all been here in this moment at some point or another.

Also, anyone wanna guess what I spent the remainder of my drive back staring at? Anyone? Bueller? Bueller? Bueller?

How many times can I break til I shatter
Over the line, can’t define what I’m after
I always turn the car around
Give me a break, let me make my own pattern

– “Shattered” by O.A.R.

Written by Paul

December 28, 2008 at 11:06 pm

Posted in cars, comics, scaredy cat

Speeding Home for the Holidays

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2008-12-23

We’re on a road to nowhere
Come on inside
Takin’ that ride to nowhere
We’ll take that ride
Maybe you wonder where you are
I don’t care
Here is where time’s on our side
Take you there

– “Road to Nowhere” by Talking Heads

Written by Paul

December 23, 2008 at 8:30 pm

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