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Howard the Bundle Man

Howard the Bundle Man
10″ x 6″
pen & ink on bristol
Done for Seattle’s “only paper,” The Stranger, September, 2014
Script by Marti Jonjak

Pen & Ink

How to get rid of smoke and other smells from your rental

While it may not be your worst nightmare as a landlord (plenty of other things can go wrong!), it is still pretty inconvenient when a tenant moves out and leaves your rental stinking of smoke and/or pets. 296 more words


Am I crazy? Or am I wrong? You decide.

At 11:00 this morning, I locked myself out of my house. It was raining, a cold sleet that soon became hail. I called the landlord’s cell. 259 more words

La Vida

My First House

Right. It’s been a long time coming, but we’re finally back to the good old days. The days where I ramble on about my life as if I’m a d-list celebrity who keeps some sort of public diary, and pretend that the few people unfortunate enough to be reading it give a toss. 1,394 more words


"Downspout Re-route" - a nonsense poem

“Downspout Re-route”

The gutters on my roof are waterslides

that spiral ’round my house on all four sides.

There is squeaking when it rains

and mice scroll past my windowpanes, 9 more words


The things I am thankful for

“Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” 1Thessalonians 5:18

It’s that time of year again to give thanks for what we have. 1,312 more words

Downstairs neighbor blues

First I suppose I should make it clear that I am the downstairs neighbor who is singing the blues here. I waited to write this until the problem appeared to be on its way to being resolved. 1,209 more words