Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Mixed media moment of Zen

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It's official: I'm having one of those weeks where nothing I write seems right, and I'm convinced that I'll never nail this [explicative deleted] novel! I've been flipping through New England Knits and thinking about all the productive hours I could spend creating a Bayberry Pullover with Tangerine buttons (not an actual pattern from the book). I could continue planning my garden. I could go outside and plant things. It's raining, but why not? So I'd get a little muddy. Who's looking anyway? Nobody!
Buddha statue in Kamakura
Okay, now that I have that out of the way, I've found a couple of pieces of inspiration, and I thought I'd share them, so here goes:
A little Mark Twain:
When angry count four; when very angry, swear.- Pudd'nhead Wilson's Calendar