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

Or possibly a dot. One of those.

I was actually at an art auction this weekend (proceeds benefit Project Row House!), and got to chatting with a few acquaintances/friends of acquaintances/random artists, all of whom know my … Continue reading

November 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Hello again!

Sometimes these are based on ideas from books, or movies, or crazy random happenstance, and sometimes they’re introspective, and sometimes they’re horribly, horribly meta.  Sometimes they’re just shit my friends … Continue reading

November 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

It’s Halloween for as long as I say it is.

And this might be his best costume yet.

November 4, 2013 · 1 Comment