Monthly Archives: January 2013

Bangs: What Do They Mean?


I had bangs for a little while when I was a little girl. Then when I had my girls, I cut my own bangs (don’t ask). Now I don’t have bangs. I don’t plan on getting bangs. I like Michelle’s … Continue reading

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Animation, The New Yorker and TED: VIDEO


Recently, I was invited to work with TED-Ed in creating an animation called “Inside a cartoonist’s world”    TED-Ed is TED’s (Technology, Entertainment and Design) new innovative endeavor in the education world. The animator at TED_Ed, Jeremiah Dickey, and I sat … Continue reading

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Putting On Your Game Face


The other day, I had (what I thought could be) a very important meeting with a woman of some renown. It turned out not to be such an important meeting after all. But it happened, and I got through it. … Continue reading

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Downton Abbey And Me


I really was not sure I wanted to watch Downton Abby. For one thing, the name really bothered me.  Anyway, I am known to avoid jumping on the bandwagon of trends. It took me ten years to see the movie … Continue reading

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Pink Swim Cap


Some of you are well aware of my feelings about pink.  I recently bought a new item of clothing that is pink: a swim cap. The only other choice was red. And I don’t like red much either, at least … Continue reading

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Making Things Better


The little girl in this cartoon just woke up on the morning of January 1, 2013–and she was expecting things to be different. She’ll have to learn that in time, the year may look different than the previous year. It … Continue reading

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