And the reason that i’m ecstatic about you drawing/soon into painting is because i love seeing your ideas take form and this is just another way to see them~!
when u dont know if ur ocs backstory is really cliched or not
IT TOOK ME A MINTUE TO REALIZE THIS IS A FACE AND NOT THREE BLUNTS
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley for Harper’s Bazaar UK September 2014
miss sadie miss sadie my darling miss sadie
*hugs* i shall adopt your philosophy and see if it works for writing
it sounds really weird like “to get better I have to let myself be bad??” but nobody ever starts out being perfect. I was listening to the radio because my car is fucking 14 years old and I do long drives so ahahah I have to listen to the radio when I go home from campus and anyway there was this interesting discussion about, which seems oddly not connected but is connected, girls and why girls aren’t as apt to progress in ways that boys are and the difference they concluded was that boys aren’t expected to be perfect and they’re allowed to fail. “boys will be boys”. meanwhile they compared that to girls being held to a great standard yknow like girls are great you can be anything you want but they place capability above adaptability or something to that basic principle.
Now that may hold weight in that context of gender or it may not but I stepped away and I thought about the way it applies to me in the areas of my life where I wanted to be better and I found that more often than not that I’ve never been able to improve until I acknowledged that I’m flawed. My writing didn’t really get above par until I gave Kris my manuscript and she sent it back like “omg pls let me beta this don’t send this to a publisher you have SO much to fix” and it was this huge wake up call that I wasn’t perfect and an even bigger wake up call to learn that that’s GOOD. Because that means I can always strive to be better, faster, and calmer about the things I want to do with myself.
your art is rad though~!
I’m really out of practice but I kind made it a goal to draw something every day because I want to get into painting idk overall I just kinda made it a goal this year to let myself be creative and not obsess over things being perfect
like with sewing and art I always do so badly because I just never allow myself to build off my mistakes. I’d make a mistake while sewing or I wouldn’t see my drawing immediately take form after I started sketching and I’d get discouraged and quit. Which is silly, yknow? I just sat back and asked myself why I can write and why I can’t draw and it was because I let myself make mistakes while I write and I wasn’t doing that elsewhere.
hey look it’s augusta
YOU ART GOOD TOO??????
have you not seen me art before
skeletons are so cute because they’re always smiling and also they’re fuckin dead
We will celebrate our 25th anniversary on Aug 26th without any fanfare, no fancy dinners, or even a night out alone. My husband has been diagnosed with early onset dementia brought on by PTSD while serving our country for 25 years, retiring in the mid 90’s. We received this heart wrenching news some months ago and have been treating as we can, while patiently waiting for the VA to release the funds they have been holding for years. Had the VA done as they should, we would have no issue paying for this to be done, but we cannot hold our breath waiting on them any longer. We need about $8000 for travel and medical expenses so we can go get a very specific brain scan called a SPECT scan and find out exactly what parts of the brain are affected so they can target those specific areas to treat and hopefully slow the progression down to a trickle.
We found out yesterday that we were lied to by our service organization representative regarding the VA getting the audit done so the funds could be released. My soulmate tells me that he will be dead before they do what is right and give him what he has paid dearly for. His body is scarred with many pieces missing, his spirit is broken and his memory is going quickly these past few months. No longer allowed to drive alone, he is homebound and not allowed to be alone for very long. This does not sit well with a man who spent the best years of his life serving his country in the Marines. This man who trained young boys and made them into men, who led his men into battle more than once. It hurts my heart and I have shed more tears than I care to admit.
We can wait no longer on the VA yet have no funds for travel to California to the clinic, lodging, and get the scan done. So I sit and watch as this great, once strong man wanders around asking me many times what we are doing today. I am not ready to give up this fight, he is much too young, and we need this done. Will you help? If you cannot help monetarily will you say a prayer that a miracle will happen? Be it, we are able to raise the funds or the VA finally releases his funds to him so we can get this brain scan done and prepare our plan of action for the future.
what did i miss
DID YOU JUST DISCOVER DENKO OR SOMETHING?
I’VE NEVER BEEN IN A DARK ENOUGH TIME IN LIFE BEFORE NOW WHERE I WAS WILLING TO SIT DOWN AND READ THAT FUCKING HORROR NOVEL
A tiger walks into a liquor store…there’s no punchline here.
Is that… a frisbee?
He just wants to play catch
What I love is that it obviously takes the person at the counter a few seconds to process that that is in fact a tiger.
Like, you kinda see their brain going “dog, nope, cat, big cat, big cat with stripes, SHIT, tiger!!!”
And the two people who go dashing out with the distinctive “I have just encountered an unexpected tiger SHITSHITSHITSHITSHIT” run.
I like that the second guy leaves the chips or whatever those are. Like, he’s running and falling because TIGER but he will not accidentally shoplift