Call Me

I try all things, I achieve what I can.

Venting the Spleen

I do not know where I can find a better place than just here, to make mention of one or two other things, which to me seem important. For this is one of those disheartening instances where truth requires full as much bolstering as error.


The Dodgson of Dodgingtown

Trish Cleary

Words + Pictures = Content

trish at finetoons dot com


Trish left everything on the table in third grade – including her multiplication and long division tables.  By counting the notches on her Sick (sic) Six Sigma Belt, you’ll  uncover the career of a prima facies pioneer. From movable type to mobile phones, Trish finds words for everything.



B.S. Journalism, Bowling Green State University

Public University known for:

  • Hockey
  • Larry Dean Harris
  • Fearless Girl
  • Martha Rogers (Peppers Rogers Group)
  • Ric Ocasek
  • Joe the Plumber
  • Hockey
  • The Massacre (vs. Toledo?)
  • Danny Ayalon 
  • Eve Marie Saint
  • Scott Hamilton
  • Hockey
  • Tim Conway


BG News
Pep Band

Bow Hunting




• Street Where I Grew Up: Rebel Lane

• Mother’s Maiden Name: Flattery

• First Car: ’76 Ford Pinto

Trish Cleary

 Open-minded team player with
a BIG HEAD start in the
storytelling business. 

Media Influencer

First campaign resulted in more than
1,800,000 people receiving the gift of sight through corneal transplants.

Apollo Astronaut

Waitlisted for Apollo 13.  Still waiting to hear from my reach. (The Poloroid is of Bill, not me. I just said I was crew to get in.)

Fine Toons

Because stories don’t tell themselves.

I place high stakes in creating a medium that is both rare and well done.  I like a good story well told. That is the reason I am sometimes forced to tell them myself.

  • Humor
  • Words
  • Illustrations
  • Hunger

“I can picture in my mind a world without war, a world without hate. And I can picture us attacking that world, because they’d never expect it.”

– Jack Handey


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