ETA: I only just heard about the earthquake in Italy. Nothing profound to say, just need to acknowledge something a lot closer than 1,937 years ago. ??

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Today marks 1,937 years since the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius that buried Herculaneum, Pompeii, and assorted other nearby towns, villas, patricians and plebeians, unfortunate animals, barrels of fish-pickle sauce, and so forth.

I was going to do some perky watercolours with some brush pens I recently dug out of the art drawer, but ended up experimenting instead with only the grey and even greyer Kuretake Fudebiyori Brush pens. Grey seems appropriate for today!

I tried to make Spendusa look less forlorn, but she says she knows what day this is.

Damon says he just always looks like that.

I’d like to post a comic tonight, too.

Volcanoes are gloomy. Here’s a random bunny doodle: