Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. ~Martin Luther King, Jr.


Second Half of Inktober (days 16 – 31)

My drawings from the first half of October are posted over here. I consistently continued with daily ink drawings for the remainder of the month and am posting the last half of Inktober today. If you want to see larger versions and the captions that go with the drawings, see my posts on Hope … Continue reading Second Half of Inktober (days 16 – 31)


"I believe in love and compassion." ~Mother Teresa "Many years ago, just after Mother Teresa had been awarded the Nobel Prize, she was on a Canadian interview show with a biologist who had also just won a Nobel Prize. During the discussion, the biologist began to speak of the possibility of creating everlasting life through … Continue reading Teresa


I have a nephew who is prone to innovative haircuts and expressive selfies, but he’s a pretty good "kid." Happy 23rd birthday, Victor. You were fun to draw.  


We missed having Joel home for Christmas this year... he has been out on his own adventure in Central America for nearly two months now, and apparently has no plans to return anytime soon. Check out his blog at


Leo has been my friend and neighbor for the last 30 years. He is now 100 years old. I have watched him grow old with grace and good humor. I watched him say goodbye to his wife, Helen, and in the sadness and despair that followed, I watched him continue to put one foot in … Continue reading Leo