Neurotic Owl

flying through clouds of uncertainty on wings of existential dread

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No mules were harmed in the making of this doodle.

And before you shriek in horror, a muleskinner in this context is just a dude (or chick, presumably) who drives mules.  A muleteer, if you will.  Like a Rocketeer but … Continue reading

August 29, 2014 · Leave a comment


Have any of y’all ever been to Le Petit Hameau, Marie Antoinette’s faux-peasant play village?  I got to visit it in high school, and it’s gorgeous and charming and so … Continue reading

August 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Someone get me a knish, stat!

One of my friends occasionally daydreams about starting a deli food truck, and if he ever does that thing and I can get hot knishes whenever I want in Houston, … Continue reading

April 24, 2014 · Leave a comment


A few days back L coined the term ‘britster’ (like an Anglophile, but with more irony), and then was immediately horrified by what she had wrought and demanded that no … Continue reading

March 25, 2014 · 2 Comments

Part 2! Now, with less cryptic and depressing rants!

I was in a mood yesterday.  What can I say?  Oh, right, this: He looks awfully cheery, doesn’t he?  I totally got the dry-erase-mustache-on-cone-of-shame idea from the Bloggess, and, while … Continue reading

December 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

You won’t like him when he’s angry. . .

Never mind, angry hedgehogs are adorable.

December 3, 2013 · 2 Comments

Sorry, Austin. This is the last time I’ll pick on you for at least 2 weeks. Probably.

Anyway, I’ve realized that I really need to stop telling people that Houston is awesome, because it’s too damn crowded already.  I take it all back!  We have no vibrant, … Continue reading

November 25, 2013 · 2 Comments