One of the traditions Stephen and I have is making wacky home-made cards for each other for birthdays and such. Here's an example of why it's cool to be married to someone with, not only an incredible artistic eye and hand, but a brilliant fashion sense. Below is the outfit Stephen has designed for me, which I will be wearing out to all the most chic social engagements on our calendar...
Click to see the detail. Those are all pencils--even on the shoes. He used a photo of me from last year's Portland Noir reading at the Blue Monk. I don't think that typewriter is any heavier than my real bag.
La Alameda de México, by José María Velasco, 1866
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