Comics for Adults

Comics are an ideal way to express through images and words. I’ve tackled subjects ranging from grey hair, to the pandemic, to a female Viking warrior—plus explored dozens of reasons to be grateful.

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Pandemic days are stifling. So I tried out this technique to build optimism.
(The Washington Post’s The Lily)
I started working from home years before coronavirus. Here’s how I found balance.
(The Washington Post’s The Lily)
Snapshots of a beautiful life
(web series)


Series: Snapshots of a Beautiful Life
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Snapshots of a beautiful life

The Washington Post’s The Lily
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Pandemic days are stifling. So I tried out this technique to build optimism.
(The Washington Post’s The Lily)
I started working from home years before coronavirus. Here’s how I found balance.
(The Washington Post’s The Lily)
A world of opportunities arrived in my small town during the pandemic. I’m worried that will vanish.
(The Washington Post’s The Lily)
The world is spinning out of control. Knitting is keeping me grounded.
(The Washington Post’s The Lily)
When it came to the pandemic and my two young adult children, I had to make a tough decision. Was it right?
(The Washington Post’s The Lily)
Baking_Lily
How baking shows changed my relationship with my daughter
(The Washington Post’s The Lily)
GrayHair_Lily
I dared to go gray—and have felt both shame and pride
(The Washington Post’s The Lily)
Forgetfulness_Lily
Why being forgetful isn’t as bad as it seems
(The Washington Post’s The Lily)
Ladylike_Lily
The term “ladylike” conjures outdated stereotypes. Here’s a new definition.
(The Washington Post’s The Lily)

Other publications
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Viking_Maisonneuve
Vindicated, Viking-style
(Maisonneuve)
TheMathofFriendship_Cardiff
The mathematics of friendship
(The Cardiff Review)

I also completed this sketchbook for the 2017/18 Sketchbook Project.


Testimonials

  • “I read your comic about the pandemic (and possible aftermath) in The Lily today. So simple, so sophisticated. It touched my heart. Thank you.” — The Lily reader
  • “Just wanted to let you know that your wonderful cartoons are keeping me sane while negotiating this lockdown & figuring out what to do in later life… Your acute & perceptive drawings…make a gal feel less alone in the world. For that, I thank you MOST vigorously and sincerely.” — The Lily reader
  • “This is fantastic! Thank you for sharing something personal and with such a helpful message in this unique and intriguing way.” — Polemical editor
  • “This comic is amazing!” — Storied Stitches editor