Tim Hatch: Educator. Author. Tired.

Journal

Ben Hur Hug

I’m going to switch things up a little and start off with the tangent and then finish with what I originally wanted to write about.  Just for kicks. Back in the early nineties I was in college and taking a film history class and about half way through the quarter, the day came when we...

Letter To Santa

Dear Santa- Wow, we’re really getting down to the wire here.  I know it’s kinda late in the season but I thought I should write anyway, just in the off chance this reaches you in time.  This letter marks the 35th anniversary of the first time I wrote to you and I’m going to celebrate...

Bettie Page

Well, shit.  I guess Bettie Page died yesterday.  I’m about as sad as a person can be over news of the death of someone they never met or knew.  Which is to say, I’m kinda bummed.  She was awesome. Like most comic geeks, I was introduced to Ms. Page by Dave Stevens in his comic...

On Buying A Home

You know, people have been buying and selling homes in this country since day one, which would make you think there wouldn’t be so many surprises for first-time buyers. I’ve learned two things in the last couple months. One of those things I can’t really do anything about and having advanced knowledge of the other...

Sarah Connor Moments

So.  Damn near ten years ago, I had the worst night of my life up to that point in time.  It was Christmas Eve and The Girl was supposed to call and she never did and I was having a really hard time with that and wound up getting drunk off my ass.  That’s the...

Go Army?

I just got off the phone with an army recruiter.  He called and asked for me by name, and when I told him I was, in fact, me, he identified himself as a recruiter for the army.  I responded with a small laugh and by telling him that I’d just turned 39 and didn’t have...