About Joanne (Me):
I never know what to write in these things. How do you distill a life into a few words? I create these things because I like to, because it settles something in my ever turbulent brain.

Like everyone else, I am both complicated and simple. I dream of seeing faraway places, but often stepping out my front door requires conquering fears I don’t understand. I want friends, but meeting new people is hard and trusting people is difficult. I trudge on, trying to make tomorrow a better day.

Photography – I like to walk and look for interesting things and colorful flowers.
Illustration – I go through phases when I’m fascinated by certain subjects.
Words & Quotes – Sometimes they inspire me, and sometimes they comfort me.
Miscellaneous – Some things don’t fall into easy categories, and sometimes I just think something is funny.

  • Joined: October 2011

Journal

New Cover Image

It’s better than the photo I was using, but I’m not sure I love it.
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Lucky Cat - Updated

Lucky Cat Background added where appropriate. / Beckoning in good luck and fortune for the owner, this semi-traditional Lucky Cat or Maneki Neko is an extra cute version that almost could be a stuffed animal on your shirt. The Lucky Cat is cute solid caramel colored Japanese bobtail, holding the traditional koban coin, with a green bib, red collar and bell around the neck. / The Maneki Neko, lite…
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Write a Journal They Said!

It will be fun they said! / Because introverts love to talk about ourselves to strangers on the internet, or maybe that’s having dental work done without anesthetic. I get those two confused. – There is no rule that says I can’t be both an introvert and snarky. I’m sure I started out as an optimist, but was a long time ago. – So, about my artwork… / I have been adding new items and editing old it…
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