There are moments when you need to leave dark relationships behind. Thank them and bless them for what they taught you and then, like Lot and his family did, turn and walk away. Don’t look back or you will turn into a pillar of salt.
There are times when the answer to things in life is a stern ‘no’, but it’s pointless to worry about that answer, for every plan gets revised as it develops. You just never know, in the end you might get a ‘yes’.
I once used the word “executioner” instead of “performer” during an adult art lesson. The group chuckled and I laughed with them. In retrospective, I don’t think it was that bad of an idea to refer to an artist as an “executioner”. PAGE READ BY JAY ERKER
A hot summer day, when the exhausted air oppresses, and the dust and grit lay thick on everything.
Indoor rooms with no windows and a single skylight as the source of light seem to cheat the idea of a place with no escape, seducing you with the slow dance of lights and shadows. They seem like oasis when in fact they are cells.
Sometimes before arriving to an unknown place or meeting an unknown person we feel somewhat scared by their immensity and we doubt if they are in fact ugly, crooked, narrow, and dirty.
Never be ashamed of your tears, the world always lays spread before you.
One dreams of fantastic failures of journeys before departing. At least a little bit, in the back of the mind.
I’m traveling with Miss Havisham, and a flatbed scanner, and in this page there is a huge departure as well.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday.
There is something unwanted in the conduction of the sunshine these days. Very few say there is an opportunity for a great amalgamation. The rest think it’s the end of the world as we know it.
What does it say about people who write about themselves in third person?
I learned today that the word ‘avocado’ comes from a word in Nahuatl language that means testicle.
“I don’t want to make money, I just want to be wonderful.” ~Marilyn Monroe