It can be very easy to think that some things just aren’t for you.
As an example, there is a man in a nice suit who works in my building and I have decided I am not allowed to talk to him because he must be important and I wear denim overalls most days.
I want to be an artist and sometimes I have daydreams of taping small paintings up as I go about town in a guerilla marketing campaign of sorts. I have never done this and I think it is because I was never taught that it was the right way to go about things. It is certainly not how John Singer-Sargent got his start.
Maybe we sometimes see ourselves as “Have-nots” because we have created mental barriers between ourselves and the perceived “Haves”. (You, too, could be the kind of girl who walks her alligator in a tiara carrying quantities of pizzazz/pizzas!) I resolve to talk to the man in the suit and infect the city with my art as soon as possible.
I’m not a big believer in the practical application of astrology (in fact, I’m not a big believer in practicality in general) but I AM a fan of astrological imagery so here we are!
According to some people who I assume looked into this, the moon is about to go into Cancer, which spells cozy times, babes! Build a blanket fort on your favorite hilltop and create a brain trust; you can use your most powerful intimate thoughts as the new renewable energy, ok?
Zoe Kravitz is everything awesome about the world right now; her sunglasses are the roundest except when they’re those alien Le Specs, she has all the best and most mysterious tattoos, and she talks like a desert bird who certainly knows what she means even if you don’t.
Every once-in-a-Saturday a friend and I do donut runs to Blackbird Donuts in the South End.
I recommend it but for the love of Laura Palmer, don’t go at 10:30AM because that is when I go and if it is fucking busy I will FREAK. IT. OUT.
*A donut run is when you put on athletic garb (sweatband encouraged) and trot to a donutery. You must run at least 20% of the way or it doesn’t count.
Even a city bird needs a break, occasionally.
Pen and ink with a concentrated watercolor pigment on paper.
Dog Days (2016); Ink and watercolor