Wednesday, July 22, 2009
“I can’t get behind the ambition to be ‘discovered’ as much as I can get behind the ambition to write beautifully and honorably and steadfastly. Here’s what I believe about creativity. I believe that creativity is a living force that thrums wildly through this world and expresses itself through us. I believe that talent (the force by which ephemeral creativity gets manifested into the physical world through our hands) is a mighty and holy gift. I believe that, if you have a talent (or even if you think you do, or maybe even if you just hope you do), that you should treat that talent with the highest reverence and love.
“Don’t flip out, in other words, and murder your gift through narcissism, insecurity, addiction, competitiveness, ambition or mediocrity. Frankly – don’t be a jerk. Just get busy, get serious, get down to it and write something, for heaven’s sake. Try to get out of your own way. Creativity itself doesn’t care at all about results – the only thing it craves is the PROCESS. Learn to love the process and let whatever happens next happen, without fussing too much about it. Work like a monk, or a mule, or some other representative metaphor for diligence. Love the work. Destiny will do what it wants with you, regardless. Just love the work.”
Tuesday, July 14, 2009
Moving. . . it should be a four letter word. In my opinion--hell would entail constantly moving households. As I got to thinking, that is what we've been doing since January!
Monday, July 13, 2009
"I got style mommy!" You'll have to forgive me. This outfit cracked me up! Sophia was so proud that she dressed herself today. She did a pretty good job. The Superman tattoo's she and daddy added last night just put it over the top!
Friday, July 10, 2009
Wednesday, July 08, 2009
Industrial Water Slide: $40.00