I grabbed this from one of my Instagram friends. Stats don’t lie when it comes to how marriage affects women vs. men.
My mom bought a turkey butter sculpture for Thanksgiving and she made the mistake of letting it soften before trying to remove it from the package.
We ended up with a headless turkey at our table which seemed rather appropriate and had me bent over laughing.
Lesson learned: take those butter sculptures from their packages when they are still cold!
“Breaking Cat News” is one of our newer comics featured in the Oregonian. The guy in charge of picking the comics was initially excited because Georgia Dunn uses watercolors to make her comic. My intial reaction was along the lines of “we shall see.” But it’s quite funny, the cats reporting the cat news. In the time since I’ve been reading it, the “man” and “woman” have added a baby to the household. In this panel, the cats are reporting that the “baby” has become a “toddler”
There have been a lot of essays and musings this summer about the Mental Load women carry. I think this comic nicely encompasses the scenario. For me, the Mental Load is right up there on the list of reasons I will never have a wedding. Also, it’s nice to have a term for something I feel acutely.
Recently, the Portland City Council decided it wouldn’t kick in the usual amount of funding for the Oregon Symphony’s Waterfront concert. This caused the concert to be cancelled.
Here is one man’s take on the situation.
My friend Sue was in town for NCECA (National Council on Education for Ceramic Arts) and we went to gallery shoes. Aside from seeing my friend Sue (not pictured) a lot of very good ceramic art, (also not pictured) I enjoyed this sweatshirt.
As part of a US Department of Justice settlement, my company is conducting a survey of the Portland Police and their community relations.
This respondent wasn’t having any part of our postage-paid return envelope. They supplied their own. The return address moniker amused me.