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a last look at the world cup notebook

Taking one last tour through the eleven (!) pages of letter sized legal pad (not a real notebook, sorry) I filled up while watching this summer’s World Cup games.  As always, it’s not about sports at all– it’s about looking … Continue reading

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world cup finals notes

Generally speaking, I tend to forget about the World Cup pretty much immediately once it’s over.  Then it comes as a big surprise to me four years later when the compelling narrative of this classic tournament seems to start up … Continue reading

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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 more slightly questionable superheroes

It took a bit of trial and error to get a good shot of this pair of mismatched partners with the New Phone Camera.  (Luckily, I had plenty of free time on location, though photography required a liberal interpretation of … 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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from the old notebook– a fragment of dialog

As I gear up to finish a bunch of comics, here is the first post of things I found in the old notebook.   In honor of spring, enjoy this  fragment of true life seasonal dialog. Two people are driving around … Continue reading

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moleskine #2 is closed — the changing of the notebook guard

It’s one of those small but dramatic events in the life of a natural media writer or artist– the end of one notebook and the beginning of another. Since high school I’d tried periodically to keep a proper notebook, and … Continue reading

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how long is easter?

Who knows the length of cultural holidays?  The notebook knows.  This post comes from notes taken last Thursday at Walgreen’s, as the Valentine’s candy made its final journey over to Clearance and the Seasonal Candy aisle was cleared for the … Continue reading

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olympic notes

No notebook for this, just a folded sheet of scrap paper with the channel numbers of all the NBC outlets that are running Olympic coverage written across the top. It’s been sitting on the coffee table drawing board all week, … Continue reading

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photography with an attitude–from my notebook

The weird week continues, and one of its particularly unpleasant weirdnesses is the requirement that I spend all my daylight hours without the company of my beloved gadgets.  That means, among many other things, no camera.  Not that there aren’t … Continue reading

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