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Halloween 2008: Abe Lincoln and George Washington in Love

Occasionally Ken and I actually throw a party. This was probably one of the most fun Halloweens I’ve had, and with some of the best costumes as well.

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England & Scotland 2008 Pt. 12: Leeds Castle World of Wings Raptor Show

This was hands-down the coolest thing at Leeds Castle. I want to go back and do one of their falconry workshops someday.

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England & Scotland 2008 Pt. 11: Leeds Castle

For our last day, we went to Leeds Castle. This was a pretty picture-heavy trip since there was a lot to do there, so I’m breaking it into two parts: the raptor show and everything else. First, everything else!

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England & Scotland Pt. 10: Edinburgh Castle

Another thing that makes Edinburgh so fantastic is the Castle. And the fudge on the way to the Castle, which I was stupid enough not to buy. But that’s a story for never.

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England & Scotland 2008 Pt. 9: Edinburgh at last!

Edinburgh was our last stop in Scotland. It was probably my favorite one.

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England & Scotland 2008 Pt. 8: From Skye to Inverness

After the Isle of Skye we decided that the best way to see most of Scotland was via train. So we booked it all the way around the northern tip, and stopped off in Inverness (unfortunately, we didn’t have time for the Loch itself).

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England & Scotland 2008 Pt. 7: Dunvegan Castle, Skye

After the castle ruins we weren’t quite castled out yet, so we went over to Dunveden, an infinitely more intact version. It had really beautiful grounds with tons of plants from all over the world. It also had a resident group of seals. We weren’t allowed to take pictures of the inside, so most of […]

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England & Scotland 2008 Pt. 6: Isle of Skye Pt. 1

Finally we were at the Isle of Skye. We got into Mallaig and took a ferry over to Armadale, then a bus to Broadford where our hostel was. While we waited for the bus in Armadale we took a little hike around:

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England & Scotland Pt. 5: Glasgow to Skye

We were supposed to go to Loch Lomond, but the hostel filled up the day before. So we decided to stop for the night in Glasgow. I kind of hated Glasgow. With a passion. Took very few pictures.

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Digital Portrait Commission #1- On Golden Pond

Here’s Amy Pond, the first of the digital paint portraits I promised to people who helped me name my new webcomic (which, by the way, will end up being “So I’m the Alligator, Then?” Thanks Alan, for inspiring me). This one is for Cait (realityshmality), whose instructions were something like “surprise me.” Hope you’re surprised […]

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