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Bill Watterson: a cartoonist’s advice — Phil Ebersole’s Blog

Click on BILL WATTERSON: A cartoonist’s advice for background on this tribute to the creator of Calvin and Hobbes by Gavin Aung Than of ZEN PENCILS. Click on Calvin and Hobbes at Martijns for Bill Watterson’s 1990 commencement speech at... Continue Reading →

In the Beginning

There are people who believe that Adam and Eve did the right thing.  That Genesis is not meant as literal history. The exit from Eden is a parable about the transition from a state of nature to a state of... Continue Reading →

Optimism

Featured photo: Xavier Young, 26, proposed to Marjorie Alston, 23, right in the middle of a Black Lives Matter march, Raleigh, North Carolina. From: Yahoo News It is a hard time right now for most people. The pandemic has kept... Continue Reading →

Clouds

There have been lots of interesting things going on since I have come back to Michigan to visit family. Some are sad and some are not. I figured I'd just repost something from a couple years ago. Won't be returning... Continue Reading →

The Wild

Updating and reposting this. A lot of my new subscribers (2018 and 2019) have never seen it. I figure this way I'll have more time for new hikes and watching anime! I go to the wild to recover my sanity... Continue Reading →

Another day, another death in the family.

I am about to bury my mother-in-law. She was just over a hundred years old. I knew her for longer than I knew my adoptive mother, who died at 55. I have buried many people. My biological mother died a... Continue Reading →

The many versions of “You”.

There is a cosmological theory called the "many-worlds interpretation". It postulates that everything that can happen, does happen. Every time alternate futures are possible, all possible futures happen and another universe exists following each possibility. So everything that can happen,... Continue Reading →

Wabi-sabi – Celebration of Imperfection

Nothing in nature is perfect. Even the finest of things have flaws and most things have many flaws. If you would live in a world full of imperfection and still see beauty, you must understand the beauty in the flaws... Continue Reading →

I am Fortunate

I am so full of random aches I don't really know where to start. Essentially I have significant osteoarthritis in just about every joint. This rather limits the amount of effort I can put into work. The pain is intermittent.... Continue Reading →

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