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Friday, October 11, 2019

No Way Of Knowing

Meditating or procrastinating?
Waste of time or living the dream?
To lunch or not to lunch?

Just-for-fun journal comic. https://www.instagram.com/p/B3fZ9lXA9ao
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Thursday, October 10, 2019

Clouds Accumulating & Friendly Intervention (Two Comics)

Two new comics about feeling overwhelmed.

Thanks to my friend Aatish for listening to me vent and accurately observing that I should chill out :)
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Monday, October 07, 2019

Thursday, October 03, 2019

Shy With Dogs

These are based on real dogs at the climbing gym I go to and drawn from memory. I think I do this with people too. I'm social, but I have a very careful approach.

You can read this as separate panels on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/p/B3KR1tFA9nu
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Monday, September 30, 2019

Learning To Swim As An Adult

I can swim now, but it wasn't easy :)

Thank you for reading and supporting and sharing your own stories with me.

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Thursday, September 26, 2019

Self-Care Swim

New journal comic about the relief that comes after swimming. Personally significant because I just learned to swim this summer. (See my comic for The Lily earlier this year.)

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Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Friday, September 20, 2019

Fewer Birds In The Sky

"It’s as if all birds are canaries, and the entire world their coal mine." - Ed Yong for The Atlantic.

A haunting line that I've been thinking about a lot. New journal comic inspired by the article.

Link: The Quiet Disappearance of Birds in North America

Comic on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/p/B2ph0eWAAms

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Event: Brooklyn Book Festival on September 22

I'm honored to be moderating a comics panel with these amazing cartoonists at the upcoming Brooklyn Book Festival this year!

Event information: https://brooklynbookfestival.org/events/anxious-in-public-serious-and-or-hilarious-comics-about-real-life-tough-stuff/

I'll be conversation with Catana Chetwynd (Little Moments of Love), Adam Ellis (Super Chill: A Year of Living Anxiously), and Lucy Knisley (Kid Gloves: Nine Months of Careful Chaos), all debuting their latest books. Join if you can!
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Friday, September 06, 2019

Wednesday, September 04, 2019

Tuesday, September 03, 2019

Sketchbook: Goats in the City

A herd of goats were brought to the city for a few months as an NYC Parks "goatham" initiative to clear out weeds. I visited them so much, I almost memorized all their names.

They were 25 to start and these are the final 4 who haven't gone back to the farm. The remaining goats will return upstate this week. They were the highlight of my summer. :)

Friday, August 30, 2019

Marking the Occasion

New York City is an amazing, never-easy, ego-crushing, mettle-testing place to live. I just passed my 12-year anniversary of moving here. 

I guess I wouldn't trade it. That's the kind of trademark ambivalence New Yorkers have -- a feeling like you survived the day, the week, and the last 12 years of your life. 

I'll probably make popcorn and watch Netflix later to celebrate. Cheers.