Dispatches from the Vacation Front

Cartoons are on a hiatus for a week or so.  We set out for Lake Michigan points on Friday and Saturday, with plans to visit points further west on Monday.  

I brought watercolors and the full bag of art supplies for our few days of rest in Michigan, and Sunday was a day of rest and looking at the lake.  It was almost hypnotic, and I only managed a few doodles of things on the breakfast table and, of course, the lake.

 Sunday night was marked by a violent storm that came over the lake with a tornado warning to wake us from any reveries we might have slipped into too early in our vacation. I knew upcoming plane travel combined with my commitment to carry-ons only would necessitate stripping down the art supplies to the bare essentials, but I think my little Pentalic and my ball-point pen will be ample for 10 days.

In the meantime, there’s nothing like traveling with two kids, including an eight-year-old with penchant for schtick to generate plenty of cartoon material by the time we get home.



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