Happy Easter Sunrise!

Cartoon of boy and mom with sunriseIt is 6:58 AM in Dayton, Ohio and the sun has officially risen! While I am not at a Sunrise service this morning, I am at church and helping my fabulous wife get ready for a busy day. My guess is there will be a few kids looking like the kid in my cartoon. It won’t matter whether they arrive at 8:00, 9:30 or the 11:00 AM service. Some kids just won’t be ready to face the day. Continue reading “Happy Easter Sunrise!”

Source of All Humidity 

The other day, I read about Occam’s Razor. It states that the simplest explanation is usually the correct one.

I thought of that as I ran through this morning’s humidity. If I was going to experience the moisture, I figured I could see the source of it all.

Juno Beach was spectacular this morning. It was well worth the trip. That is what I love about mornings. When I get up and go running, I never know what I am going to experience. The joy of a sunrise never ceases to amaze me. However, I can do without the humidity!

Perfect Personal Space

Illustration of a man with his coffee. His cat is sitting atop his head.

Let’s face it. Cats are not known for respecting personal space. Lately, our cat has been particularly neurotic when it comes to morning attention. It makes it hard to put on your thinking cap when the cat is atop your head. It makes me frantically look for a catnip mouse or a can of tuna as a distraction.

If your cat is keeping you from morning productivity, here are a few things you can do:

  • Try reverse psychology. I’ve noticed if you want to pet cats, they run away as if you’ve sprouted a second, evil head. If they think YOU want attention, they’ll sense they are no longer in control and run.
  • Stand up and walk. Cats are not keen on maintaining balance on moving objects.
  • Keep the coffee from the cat. The last thing you need is a neurotic AND a caffeinated cat.

Hang in there. This too shall pass!

Wardrobe Crises

Cartoon of a girl in a tutu. She says to a boy, “€œThis morning, I had a wardrobe crises.”

I’ve had a busy week. So I took this sketch right out of one of my sketchbooks. You get to see one of my doodles, raw and with all its attitude. Maybe I would’ve gotten a finished file ready if I didn’t have a wardrobe malfunction this morning.