Just Go With It
One night I was up late with a friend and we were discussing our lives and how our formerly cemented plans changed within a few short months of being here at school. He had a theory that being at a liberal arts institution, which encouraged exploration and breadth learning, had forced him to take classes that ended up changing his mind. I experienced something opposite of that point of view....
Sugar Honey Iced Tea
Today I made the discovery that I could get Thai Iced Tea from Thai Gardens to go. So I did and it tasted like heaven. God bless Thai people and their iced tea! It’s always the small things that make the brightest mark.
Every time it rains, it stops raining. Every time you hurt, you heal. After...– I Wrote This For You
When There's A Will There's A Way
Today for our last drawing class before critiques tomorrow we went to the Davison Art Center to look at prints. One of the prints was above. The professor who manages and curates the center called it: When There’s A Will There’s A Way and it’s by Goya. While Goya’s works are haunting they pull you in. So, I think it’s about time I watch Goya’s Ghosts....
Up till now I’ve managed to score a nice grade in my Drawing class. However, this final project (a life-sized self portrait) is kicking my ass. It’s due tomorrow and it’s not turning out the way I planned. Not by a long shot. With this final project I promised myself that I would take risks by doing something hard (dynamic pose, interesting background, etc) and if I pulled it off...
How great it is when we come to know that times of disappointment can be...– Fred Rogers
jadorefashionblog: This is what Oprah’s hair stylist Andre Walker had to say in Elle magazine’s July 2011 issue: “Kinky hair can have limited styling options; that’s the only hair type that I suggest altering with professional relaxing.” My response: “Who taught you to hate yourself?” I wonder what Oprah’s response to this ignorance is…?
Time remains a central concern for all women writers. It is not simply a...– -bell hooks, Remembered Rapture If for no other reason I highly recommend everyone get a copy of this book and read her essay, “Women Who Write Too Much.” It seriously made me want to weep and then get my act together on my fiction and non-fiction writing. (via femmenoire)
That awkward moment when the nude model gets an...