And speaking of stickers heard ’round the world:
A favorite FOY (Friend of Yujean) is Jan Eliot, the cartoonist, and creator of Stone Soup, the crazy good syndicated comic. She and her husband Ted are, truly, the best. (More on that, after the break.) Awhile back, Yujean boss and guiding light Rick did a custom printing of stickers for Jan, of her Stone Soup characters. (One of the stickers is the Stone Soup graphic below.) A few days ago we received this:
I just returned from an amazing trip to Algeria and Morocco. While in Algiers I met with Algerian journalists at the US Embassy. The Embassy for some reason did not have the electronic images I sent, and I only had one book which I needed to keep for the other appearances scheduled. But I wanted the journalists to have something for a graphic…
Guess what I had in my purse?
The next day there were 5 articles about us, including this one:
Your stickers now reside on windows of an orphanage, with many art students, on many notebooks, and with cartoonists from all over the continent of Africa (I took a couple hundred with me. These things are just like loaves and fishes!)”
Anybody read French?
Later this month, Jan is going to Chiang Mai, Thailand to meet Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter, and help build 85 houses with Habitat for Humanity. Follow her adventures on her blog.
All the best folks are FOY.