Holiday Portraits

It was a busy 2016 Christmas season. In between my many client projects, I also had a couple pet portrait commissions. Additionally, I did a …

Wow! Microsoft Surface Studio

I never thought the day would come when Microsoft would out “Apple” Apple. But that day has arrived. Microsoft has come out with something Apple …

Homemade ink

When I was in high school I did a lot of pen and ink illustrations. In fact, I remember spending a whole summer making extra …

Local News Plugs Agenda and Misses the Story

On a recent local newscast, KXLY cub reporter Caroline Rourke presented a story headlined, “Business Owners Attest to Benefits of Paid Sick and Safe Leave.” …

Sour Apple

For the last couple years, at the end of every Apple event (in which they unveil some new gadget or updated hardware), I’ve found myself …

A Super Fortress flies again

Here’s a great story of one man’s quest to restore to flight one of the most iconic aircraft of World War II. In this case, …

Moose at 150 yards

Out on our morning walk last Thursday, the dogs and I were moving west along the power line. I turned around to check for any …

Clinton losing was just like this

I was anxious and irritable all day Tuesday (election day). I was (and remain) not enthusiastic about Trump, but the one thing I was sure …

Delicious

I am not a Trump supporter. However, I am absolutely committed to the concept of driving a stake through the heart of the execrable, corrupt, …

Pre-Electile Dysfunction

In anticipation of the election tomorrow in which America will come together and choose the form of their destructor, I offer you the following links …

Uh, what just happened?

© 2016 SIGMADOG LLC Wanna share this post? Almost Daily is a blog by Steve Merryman, who is not all that impressed with you or …

The Party Never Ends

For the longest time I used to think that as a nation, after 16 years of Bush/Obama we would eventually wake up hungover and barely ...

Decision 2016

“Please tell me you aren’t voting for Trump!” That’s how she started the conversation. The implication of the statement, of course, was that no sane …

Goals? We don’t need no stinking goals!

I have been asked by a young designer apprentice the following question: Longterm goals are tricky things. They often presuppose some knowledge of future events, …