In the long run the pessimist may be proved right, but the optimist has a better time on the trip – Daniel L. Reardon

Happy Holidays!

Genius is childhood recalled at will – Charles Baudelaire

“Men should pledge themselves to nothing; for reflection makes a liar of their resolution” – Sophocles

160 1998 new year II copy

Happy New Year! …and good luck with those resolutions.

“Good resolutions are simply checks that men draw on a bank where they have no account” – Oscar Wilde

108 1997 new year I copy

At the end of 1996, I drew the first of many cartoons with Jake’s New Year’s resolutions. I did a version every year for the run of the cartoon.