Roland Orzabal Hair.

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Another 80s-related post! I had such divine Roland Orzabal hair this morning I had to take a pic.

I was a big Tears for Fears fan back in the day. I actually follow Curt Smith on Facebook. It’s fun keeping up with him. He posts a lot of landscapes of places on tour and dog pics.

 

My Weird Life: High School Dragons, Part 1!

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When I was in high school, I drew a LOT of dragons. I have managed to save most of them, but this is one of the few surviving drawings from an actual project. I drew and wrote about a family group of dragons as if I were a naturalist observing them, and had given them names similar to the way the Jane Goodall and Dian Fossey did their charges (they were, and remain to this day, two of my heroes).

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Happy Birthday to my brother!

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There’s a bit more to tell about this drawing. I drew a lot of little dog and cat characters in the late 70s and very early 80s, still in grade school. I also had a mouse and bird character, seen here too. The cat’s name was Oglevie..no idea where I got that name…and the bird’s name was Elmo. This was long before Elmo Monster trashed Sesame Street, but oddly enough, the bird was red. I am drawing a blank on the mouse and dogs’ names.