Neurotic Owl

flying through clouds of uncertainty on wings of existential dread

Monthly Archives: January, 2016

Week two, still with the thing!

Here, have a rerun cartoon.  Teehee, evil wordplay. I’m adding another category, because ‘what’s making me happy this week’ is great, but not always indicative of how my life works, … Continue reading

January 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Blessed is the match . . .

 Today is International Holocaust Remembrance Day, so it’s surprisingly timely that I was planning to post Hannah Szenes (sometimes spelled Senesh) today.  Hannah was a Hungarian born Jew from an … Continue reading

January 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Look at me, doing a thing! Like with planning, even!

Of course it’s a super derivative thing, but shut up, I’m working overtime for the next month +, you gets what you gets. Or, you know, I lurve all of … Continue reading

January 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

Ugh, with the research and the drawing teensy things.

I’ve been meaning to post Mae Jemison for several days now, but I kept thinking I’d get my act together and fill in her launch suit patches and NOT RIGHT … Continue reading

January 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

If you even THINK about burning a library down, I will cut you.

Hypatia (of a few different places, really) is mostly remembered as a brilliant philosopher and mathematician, and as a rational person murdered by an irrational religious mob.  Seems like a … Continue reading

January 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

I can’t help it, I love a fabulous lady writer.

So I’ve been trying to keep these reasonably all-ages, since an intersectional colouring book of nifty womenfolk is something quite a few people have told me they’d like to have … Continue reading

January 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Eek second thoughts.

There are lots of photos of Amelia Earhart looking fabulous, but there was just something about the lanky slightly awkward awesomeness of this pose that I fell in love with, … Continue reading

January 13, 2016 · 1 Comment

It’s only forever, but not long enough.

I was going to post Amelia Earhart today, but I’m too sad about David Bowie.  I’m sure you know by now that he’s died/gone back to his home planet/turned into … Continue reading

January 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

It took me way too long to realize that a pine leaf isn’t really leafy.

So, assuming that Pine Leaf and Woman Chief of the Crow nation were the same woman (which seems to mostly be a safe assumption), here’s the short version. She was … Continue reading

January 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Never has there been a more appropriate use of the ‘this won’t end well’ tag.

Before some dipshit says it, understanding radiation better leads to dying from exposure LESS, so thanks, Marie! Also, there’s another quote from her basically saying, “If you give me a … Continue reading

January 6, 2016 · Leave a comment