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I went to see ParaNorman last night and happened to sit by this rad little boy in a hooded jacket.  He enjoyed the movie thoroughly and cheered when the credits came on.  Kids!  ParaNorman was the best and you should all see it, way to go team Laika!

I went to see ParaNorman last night and happened to sit by this rad little boy in a hooded jacket.  He enjoyed the movie thoroughly and cheered when the credits came on.  Kids!  ParaNorman was the best and you should all see it, way to go team Laika!

I was home for two weeks and as usual, I took time to make some sketches with my family.  They have put up with it very graciously for a long time now.

I was home for two weeks and as usual, I took time to make some sketches with my family.  They have put up with it very graciously for a long time now.

Man! Brains mess up what you’re trying to think about sometimes

Man! Brains mess up what you’re trying to think about sometimes

Oh my gosh.  It is the craziest and hottest day. But these two? They were so cute.  Dad’s got it under control, got her hat, got her drink, she doesn’t even know it’s hot out.  Later I saw them do that thing where the parent lifts the kid who is in full-on mid-run off the ground and just plunks them in a stroller.  Anyway, kids are the best, and parents are the cutest.

Oh my gosh.  It is the craziest and hottest day. But these two? They were so cute.  Dad’s got it under control, got her hat, got her drink, she doesn’t even know it’s hot out.  Later I saw them do that thing where the parent lifts the kid who is in full-on mid-run off the ground and just plunks them in a stroller.  Anyway, kids are the best, and parents are the cutest.

Visit

I made a visit to an old folks home and I really liked it, so I felt like drawing some of the conversations.  Here, and also here, which was really cute.

Happy Mother’s Day!
I often portray my mom as a timid lady, because she is so loving and sweet.  But she’s tough too, she tried very hard to give us every opportunity in a small place, without much.  My mother is the one who has believed in my abilities the longest, and the fiercest, and for that I owe her everything.
In this particular exchange, she also showed me that people’s talent may not always be what it appears to be to others, and that we all may have a greatness in us that not everyone can see.
Remember to call your mother today.  She loves you.

Happy Mother’s Day!

I often portray my mom as a timid lady, because she is so loving and sweet.  But she’s tough too, she tried very hard to give us every opportunity in a small place, without much.  My mother is the one who has believed in my abilities the longest, and the fiercest, and for that I owe her everything.

In this particular exchange, she also showed me that people’s talent may not always be what it appears to be to others, and that we all may have a greatness in us that not everyone can see.

Remember to call your mother today.  She loves you.

Last night we were at the Children’s Book Choice Awards!  It was so great!  We learned from a special guest that football players are huge and amazing in person.
Justin Tuck was there on behalf of his literacy charity, RUSH for Literacy.  Click on the photo for more info!  He is a good dude.

Last night we were at the Children’s Book Choice Awards!  It was so great!  We learned from a special guest that football players are huge and amazing in person.

Justin Tuck was there on behalf of his literacy charity, RUSH for Literacy.  Click on the photo for more info!  He is a good dude.

lil’ Katniss scribble

lil’ Katniss scribble

I just think about this whenever the Titanic anniversary comes up.

I just think about this whenever the Titanic anniversary comes up.

ha! I found this in an old sketchbook.  Aquaman and PAUL

ha! I found this in an old sketchbook.  Aquaman and PAUL

Last year I read this article in the New York Times and it never left me, but it’s only one of many.  Every time I come home there are new mansions.  We will all feel differently about them.  Themes of Cape Breton, home, culture and rural decline will happen in my comics again and again, that much we do know.

Last year I read this article in the New York Times and it never left me, but it’s only one of many.  Every time I come home there are new mansions.  We will all feel differently about them.  Themes of Cape Breton, home, culture and rural decline will happen in my comics again and again, that much we do know.

for fun, Beric Dondarrion from the George RR Martin books.  Maybe I will draw more later.  Warm up sketches!

for fun, Beric Dondarrion from the George RR Martin books.  Maybe I will draw more later.  Warm up sketches!

for fun, Yrgitte from the George RR Martin books, I just finished them!

for fun, Yrgitte from the George RR Martin books, I just finished them!

I enjoy this grandpa’s attempt to read to a baby

I enjoy this grandpa’s attempt to read to a baby

Cupcakes

Cupcakes