Dixie At Home

April 15, 2015 athena 2

This is a truly ridiculous illustration.  I saw William Wegman’s Flo & Wendell at work the other day, and was inspired to try a dog photo collage of my own. Dixie […]


April 13, 2015 athena 0

I’m working on a bigger illustration project right now.  Hopefully it will be ready to share soon, but in the meantime here’s a detail from it.  I wanted something in the background […]

You Get What You Settle For

April 10, 2015 athena 1

To no one’s surprise, I love Thelma and Louise.  Susan Sarandon and Geena Davis are great, writer Callie Khouri is great, and this Vanity Fair piece about the making of […]

Overly Instagrammable

April 8, 2015 athena 1

I got an instagram account shortly after I got my first smartphone, in early 2013.  This was during the time I lived in Savannah, and what I noticed immediately is that Savannah […]


April 6, 2015 athena 0

Jason and I are a little behind on Mad Men.  We just started Season 7 last week.  I’m enjoying it well enough, but all I want to say about it […]

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 […]