…I married my true love, Ellen Smiga. We’re still enjoying life together, long may it be so. Happy anniversary, Ellen!
Congratulations to Dave Gibbons and Karen Berger for their Eisner Hall of Fame awards. Friends and colleagues for decades, talented creators and excellent people. Well deserved!
Here’s a link to my article about working with Dave Gibbons in the early days.
Images © Todd Klein.
While cleaning out our guest room for redecorating, I found a small pile of these printed programs I made for our wedding. Hand-lettered and drawn, printed on pale pink paper, colored pencil on the drawings. I hadn’t seen it in many years. Still looks okay to me. Happy to say we remain together.
We continued our yearly tradition of coloring Easter eggs at Ellen’s sister Ann’s on Friday, though we had less time for it than most years because of other family activities. Here are the results. The dyers are Ann Greene, Dave Greene, Tim W., Ellen Klein, Ina Van Vooren and myself. There were about two dozen hard-boiled eggs, and we each did three or four. We usually do judging in various categories. This year we sent photos to Zack Greene in Savannah, and he did the judging, but unfortunately I don’t have those results handy, or an exact record of who did which eggs. I do know that Tim’s three eggs all won awards, and others were won by Dave, Ann, Ina and Ellen. I did not win any this year, which is certainly okay. Continue reading
Going through some things in our storage room this week, I came upon this map I made in 1966 of an area our family used to spend summer vacation time in, and it brought back good memories. Here are some. Continue reading