Doodles 'n' Drawings

Seal of Approval

Last week, my son was given a homework assignment to create a family seal.

I couldn’t resist; I had to draw one, too.

Here's hoping this will be passed down for generations to come.
Here’s hoping this will be passed down for generations to come. (Click to enlarge.)

This begs a question, I think:

What would you put on your family seal?

On Blogging, On Writing

Query Response #1: Bookshelves!

Eve (from the movie Wall-E) guards a few of my animation books.
Eve (from the movie Wall-E) guards a few of my animation books.

Last week I asked, “What do you want me to post about?

You responded — and your wish is my command. It might take me a while, but I will get to each and every one of your requests (even Sarah W’s).

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Today I’m going to answer a question posed by Anne, PamHarula, and Jilanne.

They wanted to know what I read. So! I present to you some pics of my bookshelves!

Some shelves from the living room/library...
Some shelves from the living room/library…

next shelf top

Mike Bookshelf Top

Mike Shelf Middle

Mike Bookshelf Bottom

My awesome Stickley.
My awesome Stickley.
Who needs a bannister when you can make bookshelves? Seriously.
Who needs a bannister when you can use the space to make bookshelves? Seriously.
And this is how the stair books stay in place. I took a decorative end of the a a curtain rod and screwed it into a wooden dowel. The dowel goes in the holes where the bannister supports used to be.  Yep. I'm crafty.
This is how the books on the stairs stay in place. I took the decorative end of a curtain rod and screwed it into a wooden dowel. The dowel is then inserted into the hole where the bannister spindle used to be. Yep. I’m crafty.

There are more shelves all over the house, but this is a pretty decent sample, I think.

Be sure to check in again. Query Response #2 is coming soon!