Tag Archives: dogs

spam spam spam, etc.

No, not unwanted mass emails or phone calls.  Real actual SPAM.  Shiny foil wrapped SPAM, in fact. But wait, you may ask– doesn’t SPAM come in a can?  In fact, isn’t SPAM famous for coming in a can?  Yes it … 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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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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