In The Mood

April 1, 2015 athena 0

Have you seen Wong Kar-wai’s In The Mood For Love?  I saw it for the first time in high school and thought it was the most romantic movie of all […]

Contain Multitudes

March 30, 2015 athena 1

When I was a little girl, I was very girly.  My first favorite color was “pale pink” which came from the dresses that the main character wears in the Angelina […]


March 27, 2015 athena 0

It’s likely that everyone else got over these books three years ago, but man: I still love Lisbeth Salander.  When I think about Stieg Larsson’s untimely demise, and the fact that he […]

Homemade Envelopes

March 25, 2015 athena 1

A few months ago I got it in my head that it would be fun to make my own stationary.  My sister makes gorgeous collaged postcards, and I wanted to try […]

Homegrown Hardcovers

March 23, 2015 athena 4

My boyfriend, Jason, and I go to a lot of garage sales.  During the summer of 2011, we went to an especially cool one hosted by a local comics professor.  […]

Second Act Superstar

March 20, 2015 athena 0

I designed a t-shirt for my mom’s upcoming Carleton College reunion.  The class of 1980 is going with the theme “second acts” for this reunion, so I ran with that.  Jason suggested […]

A Low Hum Of Exaltation

March 17, 2015 athena 0

I read Emily Gould’s Friendship this fall, and liked it so much I was compelled to make a kind of “fan art” for it, which is below.  I like everything […]


March 17, 2015 athena 1

I’ve been making a lot of patterns lately.  It was only recently that I figured out the “real” way to make patterns in Photoshop.  I had a more old school […]

Someone Else Driving

March 17, 2015 athena 2

How To Grow Up, Michelle Tea’s latest book, was released this January.  I was the first person to reserve it from the Hennepin County Library System, some months before.  I’ve […]