How do you conquer the blank page? Are you a cat or a dog (or perhaps a bug aficionado) person? We don’t have any pets right now, other than some free loading spiders in the garage, but I spend a lot of time drawing animals. Hope you have a smashing weekend! * HAPPY FRIDAY! * No creatures were harmed in the making of this cartoon. 🙂 P.S. – Just listed 2 new illustrated cards in my Etsy shop! For the rest… Read more »

  The social media news that I’ve been hearing recently is teens are leaving Facebook. My knee jerk response: I’ll come with you. Facebook is not my favorite way to connect online.   Instagram is a way to connect via your pictures   According to a mediabistro article, my attraction to Instagram is due to a desire to escape from Facebook. It’s kind of true. I mean I’ve been on FB for two years, but still I feel like the… Read more »

Today’s topic: Reading. Mission: Find a quote that highlights the awesomeness of bookish pursuits. Conflict: “Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.” ~Albert Einstein  VS. “Books are a uniquely portable magic . . . If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.”… Read more »