Continuing our hospice journey with grandma. Thursday cartoon…

Sonny side up?

Hope he doesn’t scramble tomorrow’s liturgy…

Making alt, right


Chocolate malts are always right.

Executive privilege?


In life platitudes are rarely helpful. In cartoons they can be amusing. I bet they were all dark chocolate…

October 30, 2015

10-30-15 - ontological - color

Captain Heidegger.

April 11, 2015

4-11-15 cafe - color

I read A Separate Peace as a sophomore in high school–enjoyed it. But I don’t recall any dessert themes.

March 6, 2015

3-6-15 promised land - color

The real reason Moses wasn’t able to enter the Promised Land?

Belated Anniversary…

2-19-15 armstrong - color

In February of 2014 I decided to see if I could create and post a daily cartoon. As you can see from the first one posted on February 15, 2014 (below) Whiteouts started very crudely. That was intentional; I felt that keeping it basic would take very little of my time and enable me to post regularly. However, as the months passed I found myself slowly improving, refining my style, and caring more and more about the end result.

And then I began to have dreams about doing something professionally with these cartoons. In the late fall of last year I began to put out some feelers with local newspapers. To make a long story somewhat shorter, I’ve been able to be published in two small newspapers on a regular basis and there is potential for more. That feels really good.

First Whiteouts Cartoon

I’ve enjoyed myself quite a bit doing these cartoons–the ideas come pretty easily (whether they are funny or not is another story), but the drawing/coloring standard I’ve set for myself makes them pretty time-consuming. I am married to a wonderful and patient woman and have three really great kids, one of whom is turning six today (!). And as some of you may have guessed various cartoon content, I work in the church: I am a full-time ordained Presbyterian pastor.

This means I’m very busy. So far I’ve been able to juggle it all and I hope to keep doing so. But it’s possible I’ll need to scale back how often I post in the future. I’ve taken some pride in posting something every day–partly because I wanted to prove to myself that I could be a daily cartoonist and, perhaps, partly because I’ve grown addicted to the daily affirmation. 🙂

So, happy one-year anniversary to “Whiteouts”! I truly hope there will be many more…

Thanks for coming along for the ride.

Paul White

February 14, 2015

Final Valentine’s Day themed cartoon…cheers!

2-14-15 pet valentine - color

I’m particularly pleased with the look on the dog’s face: a sort of entitled expectancy. Dark-chocolate covered milk bone, maybe?

February 13, 2015

Valentine’s Day themed cartoon #5 of 6…

2-13-15 cupid fail - color

I’ve enjoyed creating these Valentine’s Day cartoons…I think this one is my favorite.