Archive for August, 2006

Garden stuff

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2006

I have a terrace and I like to do container gardening. Right now it’s pretty sparce since the heat wave dried up a lot of the annuals while I was on tour, but I was expecting that. I planted some coleus seeds that are already popping up and my little trees are doing OK. In September I plan to get some nice fall flowers like mums and asters, get some color back out there! Anyway, here are some great photos I took in the Spring-time when the flowers were poppin’. Pretty!



Sunday, August 20th, 2006

You may have heard about my cat, Slinky. Here are finally some pics. It’s hard to get good pics of her since she usually blinks at the flash. But I got some winners the other day. Awww…


Interview for Prism Comics

Wednesday, August 16th, 2006

David Stanley at Prism Comics gave me a really nice interview about Tough Love and my tour experiences. Check it out!

Cartoon Network Block Party #24!

Wednesday, August 16th, 2006

It features my latest Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi story about Kaz becoming a superstar! On shelves this coming week!

Check out the tour blog here!

Tuesday, August 15th, 2006

Ok, I started working on categorizing the posts so you should be able to just read my tour blog by clicking here. Yeah!

Videoblogged by The Beat!

Tuesday, August 15th, 2006

I’ve been enjoying just being at home, relaxing, socializing, and spending time with my peops, who I missed madly! One thing I got to do was go to the 24/7 party at Rocketship and The Beat blogged the event, so you can see me batting my lashes for about 1 second in this video. Nice! It also includes Matt Loux and Scottish newcomer to Brooklyn, Simon Fraser. I was thrilled to have him sign my copy of Lux and Alby! Other news is brewing, I have a Boston event coming up and a Hartford, CT solidifying as well as SPX and the Punk rock Comic show coming up. Details will come soon!

I’m on the Canadian radio…

Tuesday, August 8th, 2006

Check out the fab interview I did with Robin McConnell on the Inkstuds show on CITR when I was in Vancouver. Click for the mp3. We talk a lot and also play music. It’s my longest radio interview yet!

Instinct Article!

Monday, August 7th, 2006

Check out this nice little mention in Instinct magazine!


New York, New York!

Sunday, August 6th, 2006

I missed New york so much, when I saw the city out the airplane window my smile was so wide my face almost broke and all I could think was “I love you! I love you!”. I was sending strong love beams all over the whole city. Anyway, lots to catch up on, this tour has been the coolest experience of my life.

Farewell Vancouver, BC!

Saturday, August 5th, 2006

What a great place! I definitely would like to come back here someday. The airport here is also fairly arty. It has art exhibits sprinkled throughout. Also (thankfully) hotel tax refund forms. The hotel tax is really high. I can’t believe the tour is about over already. I’d been anticipating it for so many months it’s strange to have actually done it now. I feel really accomplished, I had been worried I may get a cold or some other snafu but things have gone as smooth as possible. Regular doses of airborne and judicious use of antibacterial lotion have helped keep me well. Also, trying to get plenty of sleep and avoidance of fast food has helped me along for sure. It can be done! One can come out of San Diego Con, go straight into a 2 week tour with 8 stops and NOT get sick. That in itself is a big accomplishment. Add to that all the great people I met, books I signed, sights I’ve seen, press I got, and it was 100% worth all the planning and effort!