Azimuth Check:  Yup, Still Lost

Azimuth Check: Yup, Still Lost

Here I am again. Feeling torn, frustrated, and bound. This is me. This is my life. I’m not happy unless I feel inhibited by my organization. And this is me without any direct subordinates. It’s confusing because it’s from both below and above that I feel frustration. And being flippant obviously only makes things worse. … Continue reading

Annoyance ~ At Who? At Me Maybe.

Annoyance ~ At Who? At Me Maybe.

So here I am again. Frustrated. Grasping at straws, trying to blame my problems on anyone but myself. My boyfriend echoed my mother tonight when he told me I needed to get adequate sleep. Literally by end of the conversation he was seriously suggesting that my stress at work was made worse by my lack … Continue reading

Just Another Day

Part of me wants to send a snarky retort. Part of me wants to write a lengthy apology. Part of me wants to curl up and sleep until this whole thing blows over. I guess, like any other event in a relationship, my boyfriend and I are going through another first: 22 February 2014¬†First ‘more … Continue reading

Tattoo Idea: draft 1

Tattoo Idea: draft 1

Here is my idea. It is a combination of things I’ve seen, taken pictures of, and imagined, and I sketched the trees too fast in pen. I am not so sure it would work… but my boyfriend has some ideas including how good black and grey can create the illusion of white.

News for January 2014

News for January 2014

Chalk up two more surfing locations for this girl. While I did not hit up all my surf camp goals (did not go to Canary Islands or Bali) last year, I did get invited to a wonderful opportunity so now I can say I have surfed in the following locations, in order: North Shore, Oahu. … Continue reading

Sinking

Sinking

Sometimes the Army can be frustrating because the military has a career-progression model for officers that can feel strict, inflexible, and in all ways limiting. Although I have depicted the Transportation Corps branch in this art, I am only using that as an example. I think people can feel this way about whatever job they … Continue reading

Reading the Goodbye Letter

Reading the Goodbye Letter

Latest sketch. This was inspired by the an actual attempt at old-fashioned romantic letter-writing between me and a man. It didn’t work out, but I’m not the type to need to ceremonially burn the physical letters. If I was the type though, and given how few there are, I think I’d rather take the letters … Continue reading