Nena’s Big Freakout

Originally published on August 8th, 2016, at Edited and republished at on March 10th, 2017. Added to on October 30th, 2017. — The video below was recorded by my wife, Linda, and is used with her permission. It was shot this past Saturday, upon our return home from a shopping trip that … Continue reading “Nena’s Big Freakout”

Meet Nena, the Newest Addition to the Woodfin-Mah Family!

Originally published on July 11th, 2016, at Edited and republished at on March 10th, 2017. Added to on October 30th, 2017. — She’s a Maltese, surrendered at about 13.5 years of age (which would make her the doggie equivalent of 67 or 68 human years, dependent upon which calculator/method you use). Someone … Continue reading “Meet Nena, the Newest Addition to the Woodfin-Mah Family!”

Blue Iguana in Affinity Designer

No, the iguana isn’t actually blue, but I thought it could do with a touch of something to break up the yellow-greens. (And frankly, titling drawings isn’t my strong suit). I started drawing this iguana in Affinity Designer a year or two ago, decided to work on it yesterday (because COVID-19, and because the dog … Continue reading “Blue Iguana in Affinity Designer”

Daily Post: Knowing Your Neighbors

This was written in response to today’s prompt Neighbors, from The Daily Post, a good site for helping you get to know your neighbors on It was written with Bear, and edited using ProWritingAid. — I grew up in small towns, brought up with the notion that people in cities don’t know their neighbors. I … Continue reading “Daily Post: Knowing Your Neighbors”

Print-on-Demand is a Disease

Originally published at on October 5th, 2017. Added to on October 31st, 2017. — I wish I were kidding. I love drawing, and I love it when the things that I draw print well, but it’s hard to just do the print or the poster, and not start resizing images and creating transparencies … Continue reading “Print-on-Demand is a Disease”

The Great Godzilla off Kanagawa

Originally published at on September 26th, 2017. Added to on October 31st, 2017. — I stumbled across this on Society6 this morning: You may not know this about my little family, but Nena‘s bathroom (formerly the guest bath) is A.K.A. “The Tokyo Room”. It got that name because the wife’s favorite shower curtain, … Continue reading “The Great Godzilla off Kanagawa”

A Poodle on the Parkway!

Originally published at on March 28th, 2017. Updated on March 31st, 2017. See footnote below. Added to on October 31st, 2017. — My wife and I had a quiet Sunday morning planned: Our big dilemma was choosing between taking Nena for a stroll around Pearson Park, or heading to Costco, where only we … Continue reading “A Poodle on the Parkway!”