‘Twas the night before Comic Con And all through the house Was evidence that I’ve been working 60 hours a week for two months, And am now too weary to keep up this rhyme scheme. For the past two months I’ve been cutting and painting and hammering and screwing and designing and gluing and assembling. … Continue reading ‘Twas the night before SLC Comic Con . . .
There are revolutions happening all around us in America, but we don't always recognize them. But once we do, we realize we can be part of them. If we dare. Most of these revolutions arise from breaking with the status quo of our ancestors. And not just talking about change, but actually being part of … Continue reading America’s the land of revolutions; let’s start another one!
[Today my friend texted me, "Have you had your fill of apricots yet?" That reminded me of something I wrote four years ago on another blog, and I before I rush off to pick some, then later rush off to the bathroom, I wanted to republish it here.] This is no ordinary bag of apricots. … Continue reading On apricots, bathrooms, and legacies
Failure comes in many shapes and forms. Like this, for instance: Horrifying, right? Last Christmas I tried to make stuffed Chewbaccas for my family. In the past I’ve successfully made Totoros and Tribbles and Adipose, but last year? Not only once, but twice I failed to make anything not terrifying. (Seriously, my four-year-old took … Continue reading Does this look like failure to you?
I have little time to write a full post today, with SLC Comic Con rapidly coming up. I'm making 200 signs and 300 clocks to sell in just one month (with products from my Etsy shop), and I'm slightly hyperventilating because I'm only half done, I have no packaging or booth advertising ordered, and as … Continue reading One good reason for having kids