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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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a comic for your mind’s eye

No real need to draw this script I found in my notebook.  You can see it perfectly well in your mind’s eye: Comic for a snowy day Scene: The checkout line in a Midwestern Wal-Mart on a snowy Saturday.  A … Continue reading

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a sheet of scrap paper, folded in half

A sheet of scrap paper, folded in half, is where a lot of my notes are taken, and where a lot of my stories begin.  They pile up on top of my scanner, or on top of the old printer … Continue reading

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“kids, corvette, lola!”

While the events of earlier perk along in my mind, and the iPod is on the charger so I can eventually get the pictures out, let’s prowl through the cartoonist’s faithful notebook to find an idea for today’s post. “Kids, … Continue reading

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