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Monthly archives for May, 2013

My Plans for the Day

My Plans for the Day

There are so many books I’m in the middle of reading or have been gifted or lent and need to get on. I fiercely miss my childhood, when I would tear through a book in a day or two and go out on the prowl for something new without thought to a thing called the […]

The Lenin of My Dreams

The Lenin of My Dreams

Dammit, I missed another day! I have no excuses this time, good or otherwise. I was just having a lovely day with RZ, and forgot. Last night, though, I had an incredibly vivid dream that merits Doodling. I dreamed that I was a young girl in the Soviet Union, and that there was a famine, […]

Sorry

Sorry

I’ve already messed up my Doodle a Day ambitions. But I have a good excuse! I didn’t upload anything yesterday because RZ and I spontaneously decided to go see Iron Man 3 on opening night! It was amaaazzzinnnngggggggg. I loved badass Pepper.

My Actual Job

My Actual Job

You may not know this, but in the (not quite) year since I returned from Russia, I have been ┬ádoing more than ruminating philosophically. I do, in fact, have a Job (though it could be argued that the capital J is unwarranted). I work at the Carnegie Library, in the Children’s Department, teaching Spanish, and […]

Apologies to the Royal Family

Apologies to the Royal Family

I asked for suggestions of what to draw on facebook, and today’s Doodle is an amalgamation of all of them. In honor of the Netherlands’ newly installed King, Willem-Alexander. I couldn’t pick just one thing to draw, so I did three. First, a portrait of the new king. Then, a sketch of the former queen […]