Category Archives: other stuff

a poem about google

I wrote a poem in my head today.   Remembered it all when I got home, in spite of taking photographs and going to the Post Office and drinking a giant Java Wave coffee from the Family Express. Go home Google, … Continue reading

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a cubic cat

Had the Polaroid Cube in my pocket when I dropped in at the vet’s this morning for a fresh supply of minty fishballs*, and was moved to try to photograph Sebastian, one of the the resident cats. This Sebastian is … Continue reading

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on a weird day, eat a sandwich

You know it’s a long, weird day when dinner is a sandwich eaten at twenty after nine at night.  But what a sandwich, one that makes up for the late hour and at least some of the weirdness: broiled marinated … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day, week 140: hoodie hobbit

Still fairly fluish here, but feeling well enough to post the drawing I scanned yesterday before it hit me full force.  If my calculations are correct, one more post will catch us up in drawings of the day and the … Continue reading

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the flu

Is horrible.  Hurts? Everything. Hair. Toenails. World, I kind of hate you right now. Come back later, please.

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internet pancakes

What a stupid day.  When you are having a stupid day, what can you do but make pancakes?  But don’t use a mix.  It is much better, if you are having a stupid day, to make pancakes from scratch.  I … Continue reading

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the japanese scarf project

When I was back in my home town in Ohio last week for Christmas, my father, who is cleaning out his desk, gave me a small box that had belonged to my grandmother.  There were some interesting keepsakes, odd little … Continue reading

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the possum lady of old kekionga

(Our now traditional post for Christmas night, an invented-on-the-spot bit of Kekionga folklore, originally posted in 2013.) One Christmas night we got home late from spending the holiday out of town.  Our dog sitter left the Japanese lantern on beside … Continue reading

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waiting for christmas

Our annual Christmas Eve post, featuring the drawing of the day from December 24th, 2009.  This little creature in his cave, looking out into a wintry landscape, will always make me think of Christmas Eve.  Here’s hoping you will find … Continue reading

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before and after

A frosting color palette for another double batch of Land O Lakes butter cookies.  The blue is the first one I’ve found that really works: one drop of the neon blue.  The orange is still a work in progress; this … Continue reading

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