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to the mountain lake, and on to the stars: following the trail of the matchbox label

OK. There’s this matchbox label.  It’s well designed, and there’s kind of an interesting font, and there’s something oddly mysterious about it.  It seems to celebrate an altitude–there’s something important somewhere that is 1761 meters above sea level. (That’s 1.094 … Continue reading

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instagram again!

On this busy weekend, please excuse this second post announcing that I am now on Instagram! My username is “kekiongacomics”. This is my first venture into the big bad 21st century world of social media and I am already learning … Continue reading

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instagram!!

More slow steps into the world of the 21st century– I have decided to dip my toes into the big scary ocean of social media by opening an Instagram account!  More photos, more commentary, more hashtags, more weird stuff from … Continue reading

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weekend reading: indiana is weird

Having lived in here for the last 32 or 33 years, I am already well aware that Indiana is weird.  Politically, socially, culturally– Indiana is a strange state, particularly compared to the rest of the US Midwest.  But I never … Continue reading

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ride ’em!

Witness the hood ornament on a 1911 Fiat Tipo 6, photographed at the Pebble Beach Concours D’Elegance in 2015 and circulating around the internet. This is, of course, extremely awesome. And it raises two questions.  One, of course, is why … Continue reading

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it’s only a paper moon

I’ve always loved old fashioned “paper moon” photographs, and have wanted to do a series of drawings of my characters in this setting for a while. Maybe I’ll get around to starting them this week.  Here are a few of … Continue reading

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the state of the state

OK. Here’s  what’s going on here at the studio. It’s going to be a busy few weeks, with lots of changes and a steep learning curve, but the blog will continue, and (I hope) come out the other side with … Continue reading

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a work day recommendation

Work work work.  Ink cough ink cough repeat.  It’s the perfect day for podcasts, especially non fiction ones. My current favorite is 99 Percent Invisible, which is about design.  When you think about it, that’s a pretty wide subject.  Over … Continue reading

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tatra snaps

You saw its formal portrait yesterday, that silver Tatra 600 Tatraplan of 1950.  Here are a few snapshots of the same beautiful model.  Yes, it sports a bumper sticker, but don’t worry: “Jak se màš?” translates from the Czech* as … Continue reading

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free the giant internet salamander!

There is a giant salamander in China. It is 5 feet long, possibly 200 years old and is on the Internet.  While I am glad to be able to see this marvelous beast, and that scientists have been able to … Continue reading

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