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December 30, 2016

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This is my little cartoon about first contact with an alien.
Happy New Years, everybody!

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June 19, 2016

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A quick drawing for my Dad because he loves to eat.
Happy Father’s Day !

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After a full life of many challenges, Salmon successfully returns home, back upriver where he was born.

Happy Earth Day!

Have you hugged a salmon today?

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Our salmon has another near brush with danger.
Will he make it to his destination?

I wasn’t sure whether to include this moment in Salmon’s life, but I wanted to be as candid as possible. Sorry. I don’t want to be a downer. I just want to share awareness and the importance of sustainablility on our precious planet. The Monterey Bay Aquarium has a very good chart, detailing which kinds of fish are threatened and which fish are okay to harvest.

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Down swoops a bald eagle. Salmon is not safe even from the air!

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Not long after hatching¬†from its egg, the baby Salmon dodges many aquatic critters bigger than he is, like the Dragonfly Nymph. Scary as they are,¬†the nymph has protruding mandibles and is truly the ‘face-hugger’ of the fingerling world. Swim away fast, tiny salmon!

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This is the first in a small series I’m working on, which follows the challenging life of a Salmon fish, taken in ‘snapshots’. Stay tuned for more as I add to the cartoon in the coming days.

Happy Easter everybody!

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