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Household Differences

In the past, Koreans would place small fires under the sides of their homes.  This in turn would heat the wood floors and keep them warm. In present day that method of heating a room is similar, albeit without small dangerous fires under their buildings. But the same effect is had. Heating rooms thru the floorboards instead of blasting heat into the air as we do in the west, where we dry everything out. It is one of the things Koreans do far better than their western counterparts.    My brother mentioned to me another aspect of Korean culture that

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Amsterdam Abortion Drivers

Recently I got back from a small vacation to Barcelona and Lisbon.  I love traveling.  Especially seeing the variations in how people go about their daily lives versus how we do it at home.  For instance, in Amsterdam, a majority  of the public rides bicycles.  They estimated that there are four times as many bicycles as cars there.  And Amsterdam has the only museum in the world that you can bike thru. Needless to say, crossing the street there can be a chore.  With two lanes of bikes, where people are driving far faster than Americans do, two lanes of

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Creating a Cover

I pretty much finished editing Sacco around April of last year. But because I spent the last 8 years drawing it, I wanted to step away from it for a while.   To try to get fresh eyes to view it.  And before creating a cover for it and turning it into a physical book you could hold. Luckily my brother reached out to me about Chewy Noh, and I threw myself into that to forget about Sacco for a while. At the end of December I sent my roughs for Chewy to be printed, as a sort of year review

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Chewy Noh vs Sacco

My process from start to finish of Sacco took close to 9 years of drawing. I am attempting to be much faster on Chewy Noh.  One element I am correcting is creating roughs for the entire book before finishing any page to completion. So far I am 130 pages in (of roughs) with, hopefully, not too much more to go.  I started in April 2017 and have completed 3 of 5 chapters.  It’s hard, obviously with a day job and other commitments, to keep a steady pace.  I feel giving myself daily goals has helped me tremendously to meet those

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