Today I had someone call me a “failed artist”. Before you get all irate on my behalf, I’m not offended by this. I’d rather be what this person defines as a failed artist than a successful…I don’t know, pretty much anything else. This person’s definition of a failure is anyone who has the audacity to […]Read More Failed Artist?
Oh my, oh my! I can always count on Planet Comicon in Kansas City to be filled with adventure, and this year was no exception. February 16-18 Bartle Hall filled with geeks of all kinds. I’m not wasting a lot of space here on the impressive celebrity lineup, the phenomenal cosplayers (so many great cosplays!), […]Read More Planet Comicon 2018
The Exposition The week after a holiday at a bank is always a little rough. When you toss in a significant reduction in staff due to…life and things, and the maelstrom of chaos that ensues is enough cause a wee bit of gray matter to leak from the ears. You know your brain is mush […]Read More Its All In the Details…
Have you ever heard of Saul Bass? Even if you don’t know the name, you’re probably familiar with his work. Some of the most recognizable logos in the world were created by his hand, United Airlines, Girl Scouts, United Way, and that doesn’t even touch on his film work. Psycho, Spartacus, Exodus name a few of […]Read More Simplify Your Style
I’m a big fan of stories. Aren’t we all? One of my classes called on us to create a symbol for a story. We got to choose from a list of about 30 or so stories, all of which were well-known (to me at least). As usual, my issue stemmed from having too many favorites. […]Read More Stories & Symbols
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Hello! Long time, no blog. I know, believe me. The absence has been felt. However, I’m back. In part, thanks to my 2015 New Year’s Resolutions, but mostly because I missed this too much not make it a part of my life. Things I’ve discovered since starting my new job. A job in which I […]Read More What’s Eating My Brain?
Have I mentioned lately that I love Twitter? Well, I do. I find some of the greatest stuff there! For example, today I haven’t even been on Twitter, but I got an email from them with tweets I may be interested in. (You know the one I’m talking about). Typically, I just delete the email […]Read More Neil Gaiman Talks: What ifs, Why fors, and Hows
I love May. Although it is insanely busy, there’s a lot of good stuff that happens in May. I headed to the Oklahoma Renaissance Festival at the Castle at Muskogee over the weekend to see good friends, take in some music, and add to my ever-expanding collection of cool unique things. Mission accomplished. The girls who […]Read More Oklahoma Renaissance Festival
LEGO Master Builder Steve Gerling has one of the best jobs…like ever. He builds Lego models for a living. The tiger at the Bronx zoo is one of his creations. (check out the interview to see even more awesome pictures). Have I mentioned how much I love Legos? Hmm? How would you like this dude’s job? […]Read More How Can I Get A Job Like This?