This post title is inspired by one of my favorite puns of all time: You’ll also notice two small orange smudges on the paper, brought to you by my dirty-ass fingers eating cheddar puffs while drawing. More importantly– the sketch itself was inspired by a summer evening a few years… Keep reading "Feelin’ Sketchy"
Ah, yes, 4/20/2019: the day on which I jogged through Dolores Park and asked myself why it was so crowded on a relatively chilly and windy day, only to realize at 9pm that it was, in fact, the day of “cannabis-oriented celebrations that take place annually on April 20” (Wikipedia,… Keep reading "Marin ft. Maddy’s Meditations"
I drew this cartoon (does it count as a cartoon? Not sure what the definition is there) quickly on the train as I was commuting from San Francisco to Palo Alto, and after finishing it I smushed it into my backpack, hence the “crumpled” effect of the paper (it’s an… Keep reading "The Best Part of My Day"
“All day I think about it, then at night I say it.Where did I come from, and what am I supposed to be doing?I have no idea.My soul is from elsewhere, I’m sure of that,And I intend to end up there…” I’ve spent more time than usual over the… Keep reading "“My Soul is from Elsewhere”"
I was sitting on the plane back from Boston to San Francisco, enjoying my free snacks from JetBlue (PopCorners or bust), when I had this “great” idea that I was going to draw an outline of my brain and then fill it in with the various things I think most about.… Keep reading "My Anxious Mind!"
Bears are made of the same dust as we, and they breathe the same winds and drink of the same waters. A bear’s days are warmed by the same sun, his dwellings are overdomed by the same blue sky, and his life turns and ebbs with heart pulsing like ours.… Keep reading "Bernard the Bear"
Is it ironic that I was writing out the words of “Desiderata” (“Go placidly amid the noise and haste, / and remember what peace there may be in silence”) while watching the fourth quarter of the NCAA finals? I’m pretty sure the stress I incur while watching close sports games (this… Keep reading "Desiderata"
The way in which I experience a window depends on the weather that day, and if I’m on vacation, and the temperature of my coffee, and if it’s a Tuesday or a Sunday, and whether or not I have a good book to read, and if I’m waiting for someone,… Keep reading "Windows on the World"