Category Archives: art and culture

happy buddha grape! the blog returns!

The blog reappears to say we are sorry there has not been a blog and try to explain why.  The reason there has not been a blog is because we have had Technical Difficulties.  So many Technical Difficulties.  You do … Continue reading

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halloween, two weeks later– a 15 minute fiction

Hey, look at the illustration for my Halloween story! Halloween was two weeks ago.  It’s the middle of November and the snow plow just went through. But the spiders on the porch caught a Horsehead Skeleton!  It’s an archetypical Local … Continue reading

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“this halloween in Kekionga” : our classic holiday episode

(It has been quite an October.  Inktober took a lot out of me, and some other stuff was happening too.  The blog will be back to its usual abnormal normal soon. But today, as the early darkness gathers around us … Continue reading

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inktober update

I can’t believe Inktober is almost half over.  I gave myself a fairly steep challenge this year: to draw my entries at approximately the same size, using a template and to include both one or more spirit rocks and the … Continue reading

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alexei leonov

On a rainy October morning, late in the second decade of the new century, I was deeply saddened to hear of the death of one of the great figures of the last, Alexei Leonov. Leonov has always been my personal … Continue reading

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cat again- punkins

The saga of the cat continues.  So far he is still “the cat” or maybe “The cat”, and I thought I had his formula down as 1 part Bill the Cat, 1 part Fat Freddie’s Cat and 2 parts the … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day: fainting couch

In September I do some themed drawings of the day as a warmup for Inktober, where I will be working to prompt list.  My usual September theme is furniture, with a different piece of furniture in every drawing. Hence, this … Continue reading

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hulk poem september, plus what hulk look like if you want see hulk.

Hulk under maple tree, make poem When leaves not change yet but ready to, Day when looks like rain all day but not rain, Make Hulk feel anything can happen. Something happen. Rain on Hulk happen. Not bad rain. World … Continue reading

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pajama shark week bonus– shark week reruns

Remember how I promised you a bonus Pajama Shark cartoon to bring our Shark Week total up to seven (that is, a full week)?  I finally came up with an idea:  Thresher and his pals watch shark documentaries streaming on … Continue reading

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pajama shark week 6

It’s the last day of August and the first day of the Labor Day weekend, and frankly, I agree with Thresher.  Fall is on the inevitable horizon and a lot of us aren’t unhappy about that.  Grab your notebook, your … Continue reading

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