over the years, i’ve tried different ways and means to support myself, and to create the time and space to pursue my artistic endeavors….
“Your job is your side project.” a good perspective.
it’s a fairly common and repeating theme as we delve time and again into the creative life – or whatever we’re building, aspiring and moving toward – while we expend countless hours and energetic resources working a job to maintain a semblance of support for ourselves…and very likely a family….
we really are magnificent, multifaceted creators. even when we’re least aware of it, the world around us is shaped by such subtleties that only the truly alert and aware could notice, usually much after the fact….
love me some dragons… maybe she’s out there… artwork is “Once Upon a Time” by Anne Stokes. heart morsel: be willing to be with one who fans the fire, quickens the pulse, summons the (dragon) spirit, focuses the love, cultivates the heart and defends your solace and sovereignty. be willing to be this for yourself.
i recall several distinct moments in my life, as they revolved around music. it’s interesting what memories surface in random tangents to what may be on the mind at any given moment… when i was younger, we lived in a house that had a full, separate garage behind it, and my dad had at some…