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About once a year, I write poetry. I either feel really sad, or just feel some emotion so deeply that my thoughts take on an artistic quality, and suddenly I'm writing a poem. Sometimes, I'm writing thoughts before they are even thoughts. Like I sometimes do when I paint abstractly,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2017 at My Blank Canvas
I had a very good reason to cry today. The world lost one of its best people, and he deserved a few tears from me. Towards the end of my lunch break, after sitting on a shaded bench thinking about good memories and hiding behind cheap sunglasses, I decided it... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2016 at My Blank Canvas
Tonight, I write about a mentor and choir director of mine from college: the talented, the heartwarming, the amazing JoJo David. JoJo is incredible. He can sing words and notes that make the whole world feel more beautiful. His faith and spirituality are so real and comforting and encouraging that... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2016 at My Blank Canvas
Today, like many days, has me thinking of people who have it worse than I do. And in so many ways- less job security, less money, less love, less shelter, less food, less opportunity to grow, or all of the above. I can't help but think, as I walk on... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2016 at My Blank Canvas
OK, so a less exciting post this time, but still an important one. In this venture to start a blog, I'm finding a very real struggle: I keep having to remind myself that the point is to be honest. I knew it wouldn't be easy, but it's even harder than... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2016 at My Blank Canvas
Today I went to the Phillips Collection after some Saturday morning yoga. Surprisingly, the yoga was intense, and I was looking for more stress-relief. And just thinking about looking at art makes me smile. The funny thing about me and art museums is that I love them more than anything,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2016 at My Blank Canvas
Hello there! I've never written a blog post before, so I'm a little nervous. Actually, that's a lie. I tried to write a blog a while ago, and made some funny and embarrassing name like "the purple periwinkle person" or something. I remember feeling really weird about it and hoping... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2016 at My Blank Canvas
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Aug 11, 2016