May 27, 1994
My Mother and I have reconciled since the
events described in the enclosed story. She is a graduate of the Minnesota
Academy of Art and Design and I am the town's local crank.
It dawned on me that we were perfectly matched to turn the
story into a book after I told the story to my children and they fell off our
sofa laughing. I have talked my Mother into painting a couple panels for my
proposed book facsimiles of which I have also enclosed. She would paint more if
I found a publisher interested in the commercial aspects of this politically
Your humble servant,
I made my poor Mom come up with 12 pages worth of illustrations before I
decided that this wasn't a commercially viable project. Its one of the few
decision I will always second guess. Putting them all together here on the web
makes it all the more plain what I good thing I got my Mother started on.
First two pages