Zig-Zagging: Loving Madly, Losing Badly - How Ziggy Saved My Life

Zig Zagging Loving Madly Losing Badly How Ziggy Saved My Life Our lives aren t composed like a headstone with a straight line that marks the date of the first breath we take to the last the journey we re on is really a zigzagging series of unexpected detours Eve

  • Title: Zig-Zagging: Loving Madly, Losing Badly - How Ziggy Saved My Life
  • Author: TomWilson
  • ISBN: 9780757307935
  • Page: 195
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Our lives aren t composed like a headstone with a straight line that marks the date of the first breath we take to the last the journey we re on is really a zigzagging series of unexpected detours Every detour is a destination unto itself, and regardless of our plans, it s what we don t see coming that often affects us mostZiggy cartoonist Tom Wilson didn t see it comOur lives aren t composed like a headstone with a straight line that marks the date of the first breath we take to the last the journey we re on is really a zigzagging series of unexpected detours Every detour is a destination unto itself, and regardless of our plans, it s what we don t see coming that often affects us mostZiggy cartoonist Tom Wilson didn t see it coming after losing his beloved young wife to breast cancer, it s up to him to raise two children alone and keep the laughs coming in his cartoons worldwide even as his own personal orbit is falling apart In this mesmerizing and nostalgic account of a beloved artist s life, Tom Wilson details his compelling journey from growing up in the shadow of his father s genius to inheriting an iconic cartoon when his father falls ill, all while struggling to overcome a crippling depression.With his trademark humor and self effacing wisdom, Tom invites you into his intimate life as he searches for hope and strength to overcome his own life detours In an ironic twist of art imitating life, Tom reveals how Ziggy s own weekly syndicated quest for answers was the unforeseen catalyst that enabled him to say yes to life again and face his greatest challenges In Zig zagging, Tom and Ziggy explore the consequences of the upward, downward, inward, wayward, and sometimes backward roads of our zigzagging lives and discover that while there is no road map for living, with a little character, you don t have to be lost along the way.

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    About “TomWilson”

    1. TomWilson

      Tom WilsonTom Wilson is the author of the phenomenally popular cartoon Ziggy, which is syndicated internationally in than 600 newspapers He lives in Cincinnati, Ohio with his two sons and is president of Ziggy and Friends, Inc Wilson is also founder of Character Matters, a branding and marketing firm.

    193 thoughts on “Zig-Zagging: Loving Madly, Losing Badly - How Ziggy Saved My Life”

    1. Tom Wilson, Jr’s beloved father was the creator of the Ziggy cartoon, so Tom grew up feeling like Ziggy was his younger brother. Tom would sit in the basement with his father and create drawings of his own. Tom attended Miami University and fell in love with Susan, a very spiritual woman. Tom and Susan settled into a quiet, stable life and had two boys.When Tom’s father became ill, Tom took over drawing the Ziggy cartoon because he felt like no one else knew Ziggy like he does. When Susan wa [...]


    2. Tom Wilson has an affecting tale to tell -- about his relationship with his father, about his relationship to art and the character his father created (and he has drawn for many years) Ziggy, about his relationship with his wife and her battle with cancer, and about his anger with God and the subsequent realizations he has come to about life, love, and family. It's obvious that Tom is a talented artist, but writing is not his forte; the book would have benefitted from stronger editing or a co-wr [...]


    3. I remember loving this book the first time I read it. This time I quit three-quarters of the way through. Maybe the talk of God pissed me off after the Newtown shootings.




    4. Never knew Ziggy comics were passed from father to son. Great memoir about how having a passion for work can help you survive in difficult times.



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