To preface my week of Jane Eyre, as I am now calling it, I will admit this: after the first few days of my newfound obsession, I realized that I usually only become this emotionally and/or creatively enthralled during certain "times" of the month. You know, if I'm going to be crazy about something, classic British … Continue reading a week with jane eyre
To my friends and family that follow along, sorry for going silent for a month! Here's a quick update.
I can't believe how fast the years are flying by me. It seems like things that I think happened a few months ago, happened a few years ago. I drafted a post to discuss my attempts at watercolors two years ago, when I attempted a "Year of Making." Every day, I made a point to … Continue reading portfolio update | october 2018
My cousin sent me this very lengthy and very deep article about "finding purpose." My takeaway was that "purpose" is closer to a verb not a noun. You don't find your purpose you act with it. ... I've been singing this song all day. ... My hinges came in for my small window project turned … Continue reading link dump
Fridays through Mondays are my busiest and the most taxing days of the week. So after a whirlwind weekend, I had a minor catharsis late last night. I worked my usual 14 hours Friday. I woke up at 6:30 on Saturday morning for a Sporting Clays shoot. I stopped home quick to walk the dog … Continue reading spinning
About three months ago, I wrote this. In it I explained that I am where I am because I made the best choice I could. I stopped asking, "Is this the path I'm supposed to take?" I chose based on what I know for a fact. I act with intention even though I can't possibly … Continue reading uncertainty vs. opportunity
When I mention that I paint, people are eager to say "Oh, are you an artist?" In that moment, I think of artists like my professor from college. I think of peers who practice more regularly than I do. I think of Picasso, Caravaggio, Michelangelo, DaVinci. The only response that seems honest is: "I dabble." … Continue reading portfolio update