Sunday, June 28, 2009

Stick With It!

After one year, and over eighty cartoons, I must congratulate myself on such a good job. I think that this is the longest I have stayed with a project.

That's right, if you haven't guessed it, Stick With It! is one year old. (a little more if you take into account the long hours of thinking about it and doing all the market research)

To celebrate I have drawn a new banner for it, I plan to hire a band, and I also plan to take myself out for breakfast! Should be a pretty good party.

A little hockey never hurt anyone, right?

Legumes are always so fussy.

A new look at an old idea..
I was looking through the old cartoons, and I had one of those
"OH. THAT'S WHAT THEY MEANT!" moments.. Duh..

Here are a few of my favorites, and I hope that perhaps someone else enjoyed them too.

Thank you, to all who have commented on my cartoons (good or bad), and all that have encouraged me to keep it up. Y'all really have kept me going, and I really do appreciate all the ideas, comments, and encouragement.
A special thanks to everyone that has contributed, and everyone that supplied me with ideas!

Here's to the next year of fun! (hopefully)

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Odd Mail 2

After spending a few more hours online, I found that Strognature indeed did have a website, and that they actually had directions for the product they sent me.
I printed the directions off, and I set to work.

I was only able to find 2 different sets of directions for my particular set.

The first was for a nifty coke bottle holder.

The second was for a cool disguise.


Odd Mail

This arrived in the mail, I had been expecting a package, but this wasn't it.
I tore into it happily, but to my horror it didn't make any sense.

I searched for the company on Google, but I received no results.

The package contained:
The end to a Cat5 cable, a baggie of 4 computer screws, some kind of silicone fan housing,
and a length of wire encapsulation thing.

Sunday, June 21, 2009

Stick With It!

Let's not forget that today is FATHER'S DAY!
So, in light of that, I figured I'd send you back one year, to "Father's Day Tips 2008"

Better still, is our Heavenly Father that loves and cares for us.

Matthew 6:26
"Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they?"

How blessed it is to be a child of the king!

Sunday, June 14, 2009

Stick With It!

Although missing the pools of blood,
Sarah M. recreates the final minutes of the Penguins / Redwings game.

Thursday, June 11, 2009


Ever think about the enormous power behind and tornado or a hailstorm?

Gunnison CO. May 2

God, the creator of the weather is much more powerful than any storm. His glory spans the heavens, and I can't even begin to explain it.
God created heaven and earth, knows everything, can measure the sands of the earth, know everyone perfectly, and is all powerful….. YET! He loves me! This is truly amazing to me.

I found a lot of encouragement in Isaiah 40 this past month, and I figured I'd share some quick thoughts.

In chapter 40 starting in verses 12-14, Isaiah asks some very interesting questions.

Who has measured the waters in the hollow of his hand
and marked off the heavens with a span,
enclosed the dust of the earth in a measure
and weighed the mountains in scales
and the hills in a balance?
13 Who has measured the Spirit of the Lord,
or what man shows him his counsel?
14 Whom did he consult,
and who made him understand?
Who taught him the path of justice,
and taught him knowledge,
and showed him the way of understanding?

Next, Isaiah describes how powerful a God we serve.
"nations are counted by him as less than nothing and emptiness"

15 Behold, the nations are like a drop from a bucket,
and are accounted as the dust on the scales;
behold, he takes up the coastlands like fine dust.
16 Lebanon would not suffice for fuel,
nor are its beasts enough for a burnt offering.
17 All the nations are as nothing before him,
they are accounted by him as less than nothing and emptiness.

An idol is a null comparison in perspective to God.

18 To whom then will you liken God,
or what likeness compare with him?
19 An idol! A craftsman casts it,
and a goldsmith overlays it with gold
and casts for it silver chains.
20 He who is too impoverished for an offering
chooses wood [8] that will not rot;
he seeks out a skillful craftsman
to set up an idol that will not move.

True power.
"It is he who sits above the circle of the earth,
and its inhabitants are like grasshoppers;"

21 Do you not know? Do you not hear?
Has it not been told you from the beginning?
Have you not understood from the foundations of the earth?
22 It is he who sits above the circle of the earth,
and its inhabitants are like grasshoppers;
who stretches out the heavens like a curtain,
and spreads them like a tent to dwell in;
23 who brings princes to nothing,
and makes the rulers of the earth as emptiness.
24 Scarcely are they planted, scarcely sown,
scarcely has their stem taken root in the earth,
when he blows on them, and they wither,
and the tempest carries them off like stubble.
25 To whom then will you compare me,
that I should be like him? says the Holy One.
26 Lift up your eyes on high and see:
who created these?
He who brings out their host by number,
calling them all by name,
by the greatness of his might,
and because he is strong in power
not one is missing.

The all powerful God cares for us!

27 Why do you say, O Jacob,
and speak, O Israel,
“My way is hidden from the Lord,
and my right is disregarded by my God”?
28 Have you not known? Have you not heard?
The Lord is the everlasting God,
the Creator of the ends of the earth.
He does not faint or grow weary;
his understanding is unsearchable.
29 He gives power to the faint,
and to him who has no might he increases strength.
30 Even youths shall faint and be weary,
and young men shall fall exhausted;
31 but they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength;
they shall mount up with wings like eagles;
they shall run and not be weary;
they shall walk and not faint.

Sunday, June 7, 2009

Stick With It!

Sarah still has hockey on the brain..
Seems to be quite a violent game.