Monday, May 30, 2016

Saving a Life in Key Largo

One of the reasons Mrs. Chatterbox and I travel is to challenge our preconceptions of a place with firsthand experiences. I’d heard about the Florida Keys my entire life and was excited to lay my eyes on them. Read about it (here).

Friday, May 13, 2016

A Stupid TV Show

A forensic team would have difficulty finding my DNA on our TV’s remote control because it’s usually in Mrs. Chatterbox’s hand, but one program she watches is really stupid. And once again we're off to see the world. Read about it (here). 

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Portland's Lan Su Chinese Garden

Sometimes it takes out-of-town guests to prompt a visit to wonderful attractions in your own backyard. Check it out (here). 


Monday, May 9, 2016

Friday, May 6, 2016


While teaching conceptual illustration at our local art college I was asked one question more than any other: Where do your ideas come from? Check it out (here).


Wednesday, May 4, 2016


This might be a peculiar picture, or just a prophetic one.Check it out (here).


Monday, May 2, 2016

As Old as You Feel?

Fifty years ago my grandmother received a curious letter that should have made her feel better, but it didn't. Read about it (here).