weekly pen & ink: 'explanations'

It's so easy to forget how much life goes on without any explanation whatsoever (& why do we so often feel our explanations are the only thing keeping it all going?)

pen & ink on archival mixed media paper. 9.5" x 6". notebook crenellations on left side. slight discoloration on left edge from a stray bit of chocolate. which reminds me to not have such a ready source of it nearby on my drawing table. HA. signed & dated 2024 in graphite on right side