Wednesday, December 23, 2009

All I Want for Christmas


Dear Santa,

I've been a good girl this year. At least I think I have. I've tried. So if you could manage to bring me what I really, really want this year, I promise I will never ever ask for anything ever again. You see, my beloved Renee is so very miserable. She has a bad case of the bats bumping around in her tummy. She cannot even enjoy a 7-Layer Magic Square cookie without getting violently ill. So what I would like, more than anything in the world, is to make those bats go away. Shoo. Gone. Please, Santa, it doesn't need to be much, just something that will chase those bats away for good. I don't need anything else. She is such an amazing and wonderful person, loved and adored by hundreds worldwide. It's not hard to see why. She could use a little help right now. And while you're at it, if you could have a word with the Big Guy about this, that would be much appreciated. Thank you.

Love,
bella

ps. I will leave an extra cookie and some carrots out for you this year.

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Thank you for being such wonderful friends this year. Thank you for your visits and generous comments and loving support. I could not have gotten through it without you. Happy holidays to you and your loving families.

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

IF - Hatch

Down the hatch. Cheers!

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I did a quick drawing for Crunchy last week but didn't get a chance to post it. Whoa boy, when my kids got a whiff of this, they were horrified and called me evil incarnate. Ssssshhhh, don't tell them I posted this, okay?
Om nom nom nom

Saturday, December 5, 2009

Nothing's Buggin' Me


I'm still in my happy place, and you can't make me leave. I'm not listening. Lalalalalalalala.

This is a drawing inspired by my good friends, S and S and their two little s girls. They are just the most adorable little things. I saw a photo of them recently, and they were so enthralled with a grasshopper that Daddy S had caught. So I decided to build them a bug carousel.

Daddy S recently walked a marathon trailwalk in Hong Kong in my husband's honor, which I found deeply touching. He wrote that, "Peter was a true inspiration for me and showed me by example how to seize challenges, achieve through grit and determination, and live life as fully as possible." The charity walk was a nonstop 100km trek across Hong Kong, which is about 62 miles. My jaw dropped when I heard that! It took him about 33 hours to finish, walking all day and all night long. I cannot imagine and am just stunned by his stamina and determination. Daddy S is a big Sweetheart and will get a gigantic hug from me the next time I see him.