Just when I started this series, a friend sent me an enlightening, provocative New York Magazine article on how praising kids for being smart often backfires and ends up straitjacketing them to fear of failure. It spoke to me not only as a parent of a boy fairly fresh on the path of formal education, but as the studious girl whose achievements were marked by a curious mix of confidence and anxiety.
Although really, if you're reading this, I think the chances are excellent that you're listening to 'Welcome to Nightvale', because apparently EVERYbody is.
Anyway, don't be confused by the neutral stance and slightly terrified face; that's totally how Neurotic Owl worships. Next he's taking his cat to the dog park, as soon as he can get her to stop hovering.
sketched it today,
had in mind for quite long.