Hey Austin, TX readers…are there any Austin readers? I’ll be in Austin next week (Nov 1-4). Nothing exciting. Just a business trip. My widely scattered department is gathering so we all remember who everyone is. I’ll be twiddling my thumbs on Tuesday night since most people will have left by then. Drop me a line if you’d like to meet up to complain about the strip or just to see who admits to creating this stuff . You might have to provide transportation… and food… and I might be out of cash by then… and I’ll be homesick… and worried about next week’s strips… I don’t get out much.

(If there are no Austin readers, I’ll just pretend there were and make up a huge fan meet-up party)