Friday, October 19, 2012

The Forgotten

Today's comic highlights two of my biggest challenges in life: Chronic Tardiness and Forgetfulness. I am late for approximately 95% of activities in my life. I do not like being late and I do not try to be late. Running behind causes my stress levels and anxiety to elevate and makes me feel like an idiot for not being able to manage my time or myself well enough to do something so simple as get somewhere on time. I have read many books, blogs and articles on time management and organization and I intellectually understand the concept of promptness, but executing the feat still eludes me. I'm working on it. In the meantime, I have to deal with being an object of disdain and derision to my punctiliously punctual friends and colleagues. I am infinitely grateful to my friends who know of my interminable tardiness and love me anyway.

Ah yes. Forgetfulness. *Pause to heave a great sigh.* I, like many people with ADHD brains, can take forgetfulness to great heights. Sadly, the above cartoon has happened more than once. Fortunately people just think I have a quirky fashion sense.

Friday, September 14, 2012

After School

 Today's comic features my 13 year old, Nathan. It's tricky to present a person adequately in comic form. I probably draw and portray myself the most accurately with my Hub being a close second. However, I started feeling a little inadequate today when I was informed by other members of my family that: 

"You just can't capture the awesome that is Nathan in a comic."

While that may be true, I think I'll keep trying.

Saturday, September 8, 2012

What, the Fork?

The Hub and I just spent four amazing days here:
On the North Shore of Lake Superior in Minnesota. It was idyllic, the weather was perfect and the moon romanced us every night! Like this:
Our trip was not without it's crazy moments. Like this lesson on "Fork Physics" that the Hub gave me one morning at breakfast. He gives breakfast lectures on electronics, philosophy and music techno gear too. I enjoyed this one about "capillary action" the most though. (And sorry for the overlooked misspelling. I'll have to go back and correct that one of these days.)

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Cleaning Up Around Here

Hi There! Whew, it's been awhile since I've posted so it feels good to be back. Even though I haven't had much of a presence here of late, I've still been drawing, creating and learning some new software. It's been an awesome time of learning so that's been incredibly satisfying. I'll tell you more about that in the future. For now, I give to you my autobiographical comic "Brain Fog" which will chronicle my adventures with motherhood, wifehood (wifehood???), ADHD and Autism, and life as it comes. There will most likely be some conversations with my confidante and advisor "Lampy". (I just call him that, he doesn't really have a name because, well, he's a lamp and as such his character is just a figment of my imagination.) He's not the brightest bulb in the pack and he definitely gets on my nerves, but he's always thought provoking. 

Well, thanks for stopping by! I hope you'll come back to read more comics... I am working on pulling together some sort of schedule for posting. I've gone back to work now too so I will have to do a bit of time management gymnastics. I can't tell you how happy I am to be here!

Til next time, 

Saturday, April 14, 2012

Date Night

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Here's a little comic for a Saturday. Don't forget to click on the comic to see it full size! It's much better that way.
If you want to see a few other things Phil thinks about, go here, here, and here.

Monday, February 20, 2012

Call Me Zig

I've been experimenting with my drawings lately, so I went ahead and posted this comic in a drawn version. I usually ink, but this time I drew with a black pencil and a black pastel pencil. I feel like a draw so much better with pencil than ink, but I still haven't found my favorite process yet... Still working. Anyway, comics are awesome whatever the medium!

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

It's a Date

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Today's comic is dedicated to my bestie since 7th grade:Karen. We were playing a heated game of Words With Friends and had this conversation.

Maybe you had to be there.

Sunday, November 13, 2011


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I hope you appreciate what I give up for my art and for your amusement.

My dignity.

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Chore Methodology

Today's comic is a little snapshot from my kitchen the other night...

Monday, October 31, 2011

Night of the Living Heads

I hope you had a fun Halloween! Bean had a couple other movie reviews but we didn't have a chance to finish them all before Halloween was over. So here's her last Halloween movie review.

In other news, I am spending a bit of time reassessing comics, my blog, art in general and my own creativity. It's all good! Just trying to focus on what I really want to do artistically... I plan on continuing posting anyway, so keep coming back!

And as always, I thank you so much for reading my comics! I wish you well on your own creative endeavors!

Until next time...

Friday, October 28, 2011

Bean's Movie Reviews: See This Movie!

This comic is a bit of a departure from what I usually do (which is autobiographical comics), but for me this blog is all about experimentation and learning, so I'm not opposed to trying something new.

This comic features a character I made up for fun. She's a combination of my daughter and me as a girl and a few other kids I've known through my years of teaching piano and working with youth in churches. Working with a new character (and a fictional one!) seems to spark a whole new set of ideas and inspiration. Give my girl a few comics and then tell me what you think. I'd love to hear from you so please leave a comment below!

And thank you for visiting my blog and reading my comics. (and hey, it's free, right?)