GoComics because my usual online source for the Pearls strip,
Yahoo! Comics, is running a day behind for some reason.
I saw today's Pearls in print in the Chicago Sun-Times.)
I deleted 14 spam "comments" this morning -- Blogger had flagged nine of them; the others were awaiting comment moderation.
We're in the grips of the pre-Thanksgiving blogging slowdown here in America and traffic is down. There's too much to be done in the real world. And I don't get a lot of comments when traffic is high.
So I hated to cut out comments, even obvious spam ones. But I did. And I'll continue to do so, too. I just will continue to have mixed feelings about it -- deep inside, there's that nagging fear that Second Effort may suffer from the same problem that Rat says is afflicting Goat's blog in today's Pearls Before Swine.
By the way, Mr. Pastis' recent comics about blogging have prompted me to go looking for his blog. I found this one and added it today to my sidebar.