Dipping My Toe into Online Dating

On a sunny winter day, a new friend came over and we worked in the yard. As we excavated three months' worth of weeds, we talked about relationship stuff and she asked questions that unearthed some hibernating assumptions inside me. ...more

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Eileen

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Dipping My Toe into Online Dating

On a sunny winter day, a new friend came over and we worked in the yard. As we excavated three months' worth of weeds, we talked about relationship stuff and she asked questions that unearthed some hibernating assumptions inside me. ...more

I love the idea of the good coat. The right coat.
And I don't intend it to sound like one's ... more

Dipping My Toe into Online Dating

On a sunny winter day, a new friend came over and we worked in the yard. As we excavated three months' worth of weeds, we talked about relationship stuff and she asked questions that unearthed some hibernating assumptions inside me. ...more

Nicole,
I've heard that story before - 'sorry, no matches.' An online kick in the gut! I have ... more

Dipping My Toe into Online Dating

On a sunny winter day, a new friend came over and we worked in the yard. As we excavated three months' worth of weeds, we talked about relationship stuff and she asked questions that unearthed some hibernating assumptions inside me. ...more

Arlett,
Thanks for the note. And if you hit upon a better method than online dating, please ... more

Online Piracy: Trusting the Good of the Community

What were my drawings are now out in the world. I can never predict which illustrated stories are going to hit a nerve, trigger a response. I hear from strangers, and see different sides of friends I already know. I have drawings in my notebook that no one’s ever seen. And without an audience, without community, they too are like friends I know in a very specific context. Who knows what new angles I'd see in them if they entered the online world? ...more

Hi Jayne
I heard a similar story to yours: in which one blogger would consistently copy posts ... more

Online Piracy: Trusting the Good of the Community

What were my drawings are now out in the world. I can never predict which illustrated stories are going to hit a nerve, trigger a response. I hear from strangers, and see different sides of friends I already know. I have drawings in my notebook that no one’s ever seen. And without an audience, without community, they too are like friends I know in a very specific context. Who knows what new angles I'd see in them if they entered the online world? ...more

Hi Amy
Thanks for your note. I've considered the same thing - at least signing my images when I ... more

Online Piracy: Trusting the Good of the Community

What were my drawings are now out in the world. I can never predict which illustrated stories are going to hit a nerve, trigger a response. I hear from strangers, and see different sides of friends I already know. I have drawings in my notebook that no one’s ever seen. And without an audience, without community, they too are like friends I know in a very specific context. Who knows what new angles I'd see in them if they entered the online world? ...more

Heather
Thanks for the kind words. I went through an interesting process writing this post, as ... more

Online Piracy: Trusting the Good of the Community

What were my drawings are now out in the world. I can never predict which illustrated stories are going to hit a nerve, trigger a response. I hear from strangers, and see different sides of friends I already know. I have drawings in my notebook that no one’s ever seen. And without an audience, without community, they too are like friends I know in a very specific context. Who knows what new angles I'd see in them if they entered the online world? ...more

Gwen,
I watched your video -- it's so great to hear someone articulate an idea that I had a ... more

Drawing Diary: Changing the Filter

When I walked to the park the other day, here's what caught my attention in this scene, in order of appearance: ...more

John
One aspect I really enjoy about sharing these drawings -- even if it feels like I'm ... more

Small Blogs: The Art of the Personal Journal

I love to read different people's personal blogs (as evidenced by the 239 feeds in my "Personal Blogs" folder in Google Reader), and I think that the proliferation of electronic journaling is going to be a bonanza for future historians. I'm always fascinated by glimpses of other people's lives -- particularly from earlier generations -- and I'm obviously not the only one. ...more

Celeste and Jennifer,
My take on blogging is to draw pictures - not so much chronicling the day ... more