He's, I don't know, maybe medium-sized, you know, average height, with short brown hair. I think he wears glasses. Eyes? Maybe bluish-brownish. Kinda dark, but, you know, not like dark dark. He was kinda funny-lookin'.
Illustration of cafeteria cherry pie by Maira Kalman, from her New York Times column And The Pursuit of Happiness. See below for links to Kalman's column.
At Ease, Kalman's latest installment of her New York Times column.
Read Kalman's latest column here.
Order The Illustrated Elements of Style here.
Check out some more of Maira Kalman's many illustrated books.
The original drawing is about 5 inches square, a marker drawing on an old map.
Alison Bechdel is the creator of the comic strip Dykes To Watch Out For. Her recent book, Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic, is a frank and tender deconstruction of her childhood and adolescence. It's never easy to understand one's parents from an adult perspective, and Bechdel uses Fun Home to explore her father's identity through fresh eyes.
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