(Photo credit: Ergonomik)
Last weekend, I was sick with a head cold, and sans Internet. Therefore, I lacked posting power. My once daily-never-miss-a-beat-postathon has now dwindled to once a Sunday. When I miss my Sundays, I have a difficult time catching back up.
So here is a one-sentence-quick-update: I’m still hanging in there at a job that has its rewards but oft makes me yank out my hair and steals away my “free” hours, while coming home to a wonderful WordPress photog-man by way of Georgia that I finally feel I deserve. Whew.
When one facet of a life finally comes together, it reveals in a not so flattering light, all the areas that have yet to come together. Scrap that. The career is fully together, but in a completely back-asswards way, which requires a reinvention of the self… like turning a sweater inside out, only to realize the seams were SUPPOSED to be on the outside all along. It’s the look.
“Georgia” and I are both artists. He is an artist in every visual way possible… ways that make me wonder if my brain is missing an entire lobe. My brain transfers images into words, not images. It’s entirely confusing.
Nonetheless, we are both thankful to have jobs… and not just jobs, GOOD jobs, but our creativity is shrinking as fast as the youth have now lost the majority of their athlete role models in 2013 (can we say, de-press-ing?). Needless to say, we need to do SOMETHING and fast.
We’ve been in the process of brainstorming some ideas for our future and were further inspired after watching the Eames documentary regarding the power-artist-couple who created not-just chairs, but an entire era of modern, affordable living. IKEA whowha? They had somehow managed to create a seamless lifestyle between work, play, friendship, and family–the most genius part of their legacy.
So for this Sunday’s list… this sounds lame… but I’m creating an invisible brainstorming list. Why invisible? Because I AM lame, dammit. But secondly, because I can’t have you going and stealing my ideas now can I? I’m going to spend some time brainstorming ways to keep my creativity alive, and I promise to share it when I watch those dreams come into fruition… It’s all about visualizing the dream to make something happen.
Good thing I’m not really missing any lobes. At least, I’m pretty sure I’m not.
That number 8, man, it’s good.
A&A in Austin