Tag Archives: whimsical illustration

How Air Pressure Works

Wind tends to move from high pressure areas (H) to low-pressure areas (L), kind of like two very energetic children on a teeter-totter–with balance being the main objective. Also, the closer a high and low are to each other, the … Continue reading

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Punzle!

I posted this a few months ago, but thought it might be worth mentioning again. This is one of several Punzles (Pun Puzzles) in my book WordPlay Cáfe. Here’s how it works: Highlighted in RED in the story below the … Continue reading

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Home Sweet Cre-8-ive Home

Ahoy. Ahem. Ahoy! (You:) Ahoy. There we go. Thanks for playing. I always like to begin conversations with potential friends by doing something just a little different. And that is me. Just a little different. (You:) You’re not blogging from … Continue reading

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Maps, and How to Read Them

There is a lot of information to be found in a map, almost overwhelmingly so. With the proliferation of digital maps (and their apps), the art of cartography is diminishing somewhat, but knowing how to read a map is still … Continue reading

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The Dinos Are Coming!

After several years and a few minor setbacks, “There Were Dinosaurs Everywhere” is finally hitting the shelves. Author Howard Temeperley and I have been working on this for a considerable time, and feel that it now has the voice as … Continue reading

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Summer Fun Infotoon

What’s a kid to do this summer? There are likely hundreds of projects available, but here are 10 ways to start. Click the image below for a link to a downloadable, printable PDF file, courtesy myself and KIDS DISCOVER Magazine. … Continue reading

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Infotoons on YouTube

Here’s a little YouTube portfolio piece I just put together. I’d love to hear your thoughts.

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Salt Shaker Shenanigans

Anyone up for a good practical joke? Take the lids off the salt and pepper shakers, then cover each opening with a small piece of plastic wrap. Put the lids back on, making sure that no plastic shows around the … Continue reading

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The Winter Solstice

Today (December 21st, 2011) is the Winter Solstice, or shortest day of the year. Because of the axial tilt of our planet as it spins around the sun, this day marks the 24-hour period in which the Northern Hemisphere receives … Continue reading

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Life In a First-Aid Kit

Your typical first-aid kit. Lots of gags in here, but I think the best one is the box of adhesive strips that’s hitting on the moist towelettes. Enjoy!

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