Category Archives: all about this blog

top ten excuses for typos in my blog posts

Been spending way too much time recently fixing typos in my blog posts.  Normally I’m at least a decent writer, good enough to manage it’s and its, anyway.  Miss Foote taught me better than that, back in high school. She … Continue reading

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december first

It’s the first of December, an important first of the month.  It’s the last month of year, the first month that it’s really winter, and it’s the date when most of us really have to face up to the dreaded … Continue reading

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my least favorite spam comment

Along with all your cool and interesting real-human-being style comments, I also get a fair amount of spam comments here on the blog.  The blogging software’s filters take care of a lot of it so I never even see it, … Continue reading

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how long does it take to break in a fountain pen?

People sometimes ask me how long it takes to ‘break in” a new fountain pen.  This is normally a hard question to answer, since a lot of it depends on the pen. Softer nibs break in faster than harder ones, … Continue reading

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1004 posts (reader appreciation week continues)

A thousand posts and a post here on this little blog, and all due to our lovely, lovely audience.  I have drawn some more pictures of you  to say thank you.  Here’s hoping you can see yourself in there somewhere.

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1001 posts

It was only after yesterday’s “Food News” went up that the software that underpins this blog (and which I usually do my best to ignore unless it is doing something weird or stupid) informed me that I had, all unknowing, … Continue reading

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the fourth of july

Here’s hoping all of you are having a safe and happy fourth of July, whether or not it is a holiday where you happen to live. Here, we’re wearing silly hats and waving the flag.  Or washing dishes and watching … Continue reading

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happy national dairy week!

And here you thought I’d forgotten all about it.  But Culver’s was there to remind me this weekend.  If you don’t live in the US Midwest, you may not be familiar with Culver’s, which is a chain of order-at-the-counter-and-they-bring-it-to-the-table restaurants … Continue reading

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this blog joins the robot skeleton army!

“A cartoonist in Kekionga”, complete with Josef from the header, has been mentioned on the Robot Skeleton Army website, home of daily headlines about Craig Ferguson and The Late Late Show!  As a ridiculously adoring fan of this profound, silly … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day, week 105– big black marker

Drawings of the day made away from home sometimes look a little different, since they are inked with tools you find in my traveling kit rather than the studio toolbox or the contents of the Coffee Cups of Doom and … Continue reading

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