Category Archives: photography

down on the farm

(This blog post was developed by a National Worm Expert.) Oh, those worms, those magical, magical worms: eating their magic worm food then falling asleep in their magic worm bedding, safe down on the Magic Worm Farm.  Keeps (magical) worms … Continue reading

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i have not been mentioning the weather (until now)

So far this spring, I have been pretty much alone in the circle of North American internet media producers in not mentioning the weather even once that I remember.   But we have been having some weather here– not as much … Continue reading

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japanese maple: early spring

To the Japanese maple in the backyard, whose leaves are among my favorite symbols for various concepts: Not-a-haiku* Japanese maple, waiting time of year when last year’s leaves are almost finished and this year’s leaves haven’t happened. (*I have a … Continue reading

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the ghost catfish of kekionga : a twenty minute fiction

Ghost animals.  Spirit animals.  The People Who Lived Here before us called them that, the all white animals you see down in the Woods sometimes.  Grandpa Berry tells stories his grandma told him, and she said she heard them from … Continue reading

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the return of the ’70s

If you, like me, actually lived through the 1970s, or if you have an interest in (fascination with?) the culture of that decade, you certainly remember Telly Savalas.  If you don’t, he was a bald actor of Greek extraction who … Continue reading

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cover pencils

The first of what I what I hope will be (and which darn well better be) a series of posts in the work-in-progress division of “around the studio”. First up are the pencils for the new cover for the reprint … Continue reading

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social media shark

A social media shark made his first appearance yesterday on my Instagram: IKEA shark in its native habitat. #shark #sharks #toy #toys #stuffedanimal #yellow #bag #pillow #store #ikea #ikeashark #phonecamera #ipodtouch And then he popped up, in a different pose, on my personal Facebook in a shout out to his place of … Continue reading

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thaw/fog

The pattern of freeze and thaw as Midwestern winter is (slowly) ending yields a particular beauty made of old snow, bare trees, puddles and fog. A while ago, I got a new iPod Touch and loaded onto it the latest … Continue reading

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winter sports in your own backyard

Hum the theme loudly as you look at these images– the Winter Olympics have begun!

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today

Today in the studio: bright lights, small comics. This project *will* be finished today! The art, anyway. (Lenka black and white from the new iPod touch.)

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