Monthly Archives: May 2022

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – when sweet strawberries and tart rhubarb make an appearance in the market! This pie gets its additional flavor from light brown sugar, vanilla, lemon juice and lemon zest. A summer classic … Continue reading

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Memorial Day 2022

 

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Desert Island Cinema — Laura

This is a new category I’m creating at Willceau Illo News to share the movies I can’t live without. These are the movies I would hope to have with me if I were trapped on a desert island. Thy are … Continue reading

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Caturday

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Friday Five – Number One Hundred Fourteen

One hundred fourteenth in a continued series creating a collage using five elements.

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Breaking out the Audio Cassettes

Lately I’ve been giving the internet radio stations and podcasts a rest in favor of the magic of analog tape. There’s a few audio cassettes sitting around work, and I bought a few more from home. The “portable” stereo I’m … Continue reading

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Italian Market Festival 2022

After two years, The Italian Market Festival returned to 9th Street over the weekend. Despite the high temperatures, turn out was tremendous. The food, entertainment, and people watching did not disappoint! More photos behind the cut.

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The FUTURE circa 1986

Bubo the Rat is one of my earliest digital illustrations. I drew it on a digitizing tablet called The Animation Station which plugged into a Commodore 64. The print was output on a Panasonic dot matrix printer.

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The Italian Market Festival 2022

After two years, The Italian Market Festival is back! Today was the first day, and it continues on into tomorrow. If you’re in the area, check it out!

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Caturday

Plywood with his pouch of catnip.

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Friday Five – Number One Hundred Thirteen

One hundred thirteenth in a continued series creating a collage using five elements.

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Heaven on $5 a day?

Ever since my wife picked up a cheap, wire-bound, scratch pad from a Target store for me as a Christmas gift, I now take cheap sketchbooks seriously. Throughout the years I may have bought every name brand of artist drawing … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Banana Muffins

I’m always looking for a way to use up the spotted bananas in the fruit bowl. These muffins ¬†get their flavor from bananas, peanut butter, and chocolate chips – a perfect trifecta!

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Thinking Differently

We were in the market for a new computer and I was hearing great things about the current Mac mini with Apple’s new M1 chip. The video reviews I watched were mostly enthusiastic for Apple’s entry level desktop computer so … Continue reading

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