I recently illustrated the cover story of The Washington Post's Health & Science section -- it was a really great article about a rabbi's illness and brush with death; multiple strokes would tear his perceptions apart. While prepping for surgery, he had a major stroke and... well, I won't spoil it. You should read the article here. He muses on life and death and other thoughts.
It was a tight deadline and I had to finish it up on my first night of vacation, from a tiny, un-air-conditioned room in Split, Croatia. I thought my computer was going to melt. AD: Lisa Schreiber and Heather Barber