Author Archives: Shannon Menu

Friday December 1, 2023

Lynn's Comments: I once went into a furniture store looking for a couch. They were short staffed and I could see they needed help. I loved their store and knew the inventory and volunteered to help. At the end of the day, they offered me a job. I was already employed, but I sure liked the idea of being able to show what I could do before I applied!

Monday November 27, 2023

Lynn's Comments: In a way, Elly's dilemma about not having gone to university was my mother's story. She always regretted not having had a university education, and by the time we were older and she had the time to do so, she thought it was too late.

Sunday November 26, 2023

Lynn's Comments: When an Old English Sheepdog gets covered in snow, he is something to see. Most of the snow finds its' way to the fur between his toes and it takes ages to pull it all out. I think my dog took more grooming time than my kids did!

Saturday November 25, 2023

Lynn's Comments: In this drawing, since the characters are sitting and talking in the same spot, I could have copied one drawing and repeated it 4 times. The thing is...I wanted the audience to see into my world as if they were looking through the lens of a camera—and in a movie, that lens is rarely still.

Sunday November 19, 2023

Lynn's Comments: In order to do these strips with some confidence, I went to a breeder and asked if I could see some brand new puppies. They were kind enough to take me to see a new mom with her babies. I was shocked to see how tiny they were. How quickly we forget!