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things to want and buy

A cartoonist spent a day out today, wandering across two counties, scribbling in her notebook, taking pictures of random objects, eating in cafes, and shopping.  There were many things to want and buy! Which of the following did she bring … Continue reading

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two lists, for a total of nine items

Five things found under the stove when we moved it to install a new heating element: a tablespoon a dinner knife a large wooden spoon with a long handle the bottom part of a broiler pan a Christmas cookie (undecorated) … Continue reading

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top ten things

Today’s top ten things, in no particular order: Cardigan Welsh corgis Welcome to Night Vale the ultra smooth nibs of well worn fountain pens Pentax cameras the “selection” tool Gogol Bordello The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Ben and … Continue reading

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“you will not go extinct”

A very useful piece of work was accomplished in the course of the long wrangle over the title and cover design for the book that is now Junkyard Moon.  I generated a long list of potential titles for future projects, … Continue reading

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notebook– list of languages

It’s been a while since we’ve dipped into the cartoonist’s notebook and seen some of the random stuff recorded there.  For new readers, the notebook is not an artistic invention; it’s an actual little Moleskine with a black leatherette coverthat … Continue reading

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shipshewana on the road

All out Midwestern readers are probably familiar with the big summer flea market in Shipshewana, Indiana,  but here in Northern Indiana, Southern Michigan and selected bits of Ohio and Illinois, we are particularly fond of its cold weather cousin, Shipshewana … Continue reading

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motel room notebook

(Don’t worry, this post is has no adult content.  Indeed, it has precious little content at all.) The trouble with working at full speed to get half finished projects all the way finished in time to go to SPX is … Continue reading

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of dragon lists and dinosaurs

As I take breaks from inking by dabbling in research for the dragon project, I’ve been working on this list of cool Chinese names for kinds of dragons.  After some thought, I’ve decided not to include the actual mythological/folkloric background … Continue reading

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the twilight of the notebook

I noticed today that there are only about 5 or 6 blank pages left in my current notebook.  I will almost certainly be starting a new one within the next week or two.  (I only write in my notebook when … Continue reading

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fried things at the fair notebook

Spent most of the day today at the county fair and most of the rest of it drawing, so this is running late.  There will be more about the fair over the next few days. For now we’ll get straight … Continue reading

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