“We tell ourselves stories in order to live.”–The White Album
“I write entirely to find out what I’m thinking, what I’m looking at, what I see and what it means. What I want and what I fear.”
“I am a writer. Imagining what someone would say or do comes to me as naturally as breathing.”–The Year of Magical Thinking
“If there is a magic in story writing, and I am convinced there is, no one has ever been able to reduce it to a recipe that can be passed from one person to another.” –John Steinbeck
John Steinbeck (November 1939)
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Thanks for the recommendation, Gigi from Rethinking Life!
Ascending Peculiarity (Also Pictured: My cactus Emily)
Today’s tea: PG tips (not shown)
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Today’s cuppa: Earl Grey.
“Do not stop thinking of life as an adventure. You have no security unless you can think bravely, excitingly, imaginatively; unless you can choose a challenge instead of competence.” –Eleanor Roosevelt ( The Autobiography of Eleanor Roosevelt)
Shared for the last nine words of the quote.
Eleanor Roosevelt (20 July 1933).
I have a cold and am exhausted. Still unpacking from the move. My studio remains a work in progress. Too many unopened boxes. Need a new (gargantuan) bookcase. Art is wrapped in Kraft paper.
My feet are cold (literally).
Tea always helps.
(Does it for you?)
Decided to suck it up and add to today’s NaNoWriMo word count anyway.
108 good little soldiers.
Better than nothing, right?
Until tomorrow, I have the laziest of intentions:
Sweet Repose by Victor Gilbert (circa 1880).
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