Tag Archives: dogs

best of the drawing of the day: bench

Back in September, I did a warm up to Inktober where I drew a drawing every day that had a piece of furniture in it.  “Bench” is one of my favorites.  The figure’s face, the inking style, and the big … Continue reading

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question of the day!

This beautiful little watercolor by Beatrix Potter, an illustration for her story “The Tale of the Pie and the Patty Pan”, raises a question worthy of deep consideration, particularly for small dogs and those of us who have the souls … Continue reading

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a minicomic for a holiday weekend / dire corgi in a mirror

Our neighborhood had its collective garage sale extravaganza today, and that got me thinking about the minicomic I made a while ago about a garage sale in Kekionga.  So let’s celebrate the holiday long weekend with the reading of a … Continue reading

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domestic haiku

Sleeping off a cold, while the dogs in the kitchen are shredding a dishcloth. (I thought about adding an illustration, but the remains, spread out across an unswept kitchen floor, were not photogenic.  Unlike the perpetrators, but I don’t want … Continue reading

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haiku for a late snowfall (illustrated)

March snow. The old dog Wanders in a figure eight; Does pretty good job.

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my little ??

Best treat name ever. (In one pound “pack leader”size!)  And the intended consumer, my little *dire* wolf.

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play in clay

  A partial portrait of someone who would much rather be playing in clay than posing for a photograph.  (Hint, there is a reason why his nicknames include both “Nose” and “Tail”. )  Or maybe it’s just a picture of … Continue reading

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watercolor corgi in the snow

The dire corgi trotting through the first snow yesterday, with a watercolor effect.  (Experienced photographers will already suspect what is going on here– full notes at the end of the post.)   (For photo geeks: yes, you guessed it, there’s … Continue reading

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testing, testing

Black Friday has worked its evil magic, and I have acquired a new and very inexpensive Device.  More on this Device as I finish assembling it– it is going to be a Productivity Device– but so far it connects to … Continue reading

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fifteen years ago today

Fifteen years ago today, we brought home a Cardigan Welsh corgi puppy, black brindle with one white ear.  It was a very wise thing to do.

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