Tag Archives: dogs

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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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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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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