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Studio Ghibli And 'Akira' Animator Makiko Futaki Has Passed Away At 57

It is with a heavy heart that we pass along the news that longtime Studio Ghibli animator Makiko Futaki passed away earlier this month on May 13 from an unspecified illness. 183 more words


The Wind Rises...Sad But Sweet!

So for this week for Miyazaki Monday I decided to watch the move The Wind Rises and it was a great movie! Check out my review to know more! 7 more words


On the Impossibility of Genuine Originality

For the first time in an age, it’s an actual weekday for a weekday short. Happy Memorial Day everyone! To any non-American guests, welcome also. I’ve been told that in Nicaragua today is Mother’s Day, so we can celebrate that too. 734 more words

Weekday Shorts

Judging A Book By Its Cover: The Art of Howl's Moving Castle

This is my weekly post where I highlight and appreciate cover designs and the general physical appearance of books. We all judge book covers to some extent. 148 more words

Judging A Book

Stella The Forest Spirit

Nimakim is still in progress, but I felt like I’d lost my crochet mojo and my ability to concentrate*, so I decided to make a quick little monster to take a break. 315 more words

Zola's Crafting Life

I Could Wrestle with my Disability, but I Think I’ll Dance Instead

A year and a half ago, I gained a permanent dance partner. That’s what I’ve decided. That’s how I need to think about the damage to my visual field from an unfortunate multiple sclerosis flare-up. 158 more words

Body Image

The Way Home

Left the windows down in the truck
Hoping it would bring the rain
Ground cracking in places

Found where the nanny berries had survived
In the wetland where they were given up lost… 374 more words