I stumbled across the Journal On! project that the Portland Art Museum is sponsoring and thought it might be a fun activity to lure my kids into. The older one took a hard pass; the younger put in a good hour or so of effort before taking a “break” that is going on 48+ hours now. Meanwhile, I inadvertently got completely consumed by it and spent the better part of my Friday attempting my first-ever art journal entry. (Except it’s not in a journal, per se, just a piece of paper.) So, here’s my illustrated take on some of what we’ve been up to these last few months.