I found out I was going about a month ago. So I got a little cray and finished the French Duolingo course in 4 weeks.
But believe me when I say I'm no savant. So if someone like me can "learn" a language in just 28 days... then talent is myth and anyone can do or be anything they set their mind to. Just need the right motivation.
In my case... Je refuse de mourir de faim à Paris. 🙂
Peace NYC. We'll burgers-and-beer it when I get back.
Ever find yourself go through hell to get somewhere only to find that there was really nothing worth to see or do and you regret going?
I wasn't always a designer. I started over after exploring two different career fields. Early on I doubted that decision because of all the time I had used up. But someone passed this on to me: It's better to be at the bottom of a ladder that you actually want to climb than find yourself at the top of a ladder that you're not really happy with.
That was years ago. And I'm so happy I hit that reset button. Let's not ever underestimate the power of starting over.
Ever heard a xylophone on the beach at sunset? It's pretty romantic. // I actually did play the xylophone in a marching band in 5th grade. All I can is... I definitely was not that romantic musician. 😅 I secretly wanted to be a drummer. 😁
Quoted from Alamut, 1938
Everyone has their own take on what is real. No matter how much scientific proof you show someone, if they don't want to believe in global warming then it will not be real in their head.
I've never been more excited to be older! I squeezed all I could out of my 20s and early 30s. So tah-tah to all those years! Au revoir! Bye bye!
I'm so ready to live my new fine age. IMO, I make a good 30-something. 😉 And I absolutely can't wait to see what's in store.
And yes I do make a big deal out of my birthday. I tell everyone and their dog. I even told the coat check yesterday. 😂 But I make a big deal of it, not because I get presents and freebies. But because it's a mile marker in life. It's a day dedicated entirely for me to celebrate the good, mourn the bad, and look forward to the unknown. It's MY holiday. And it only happens once a year.... so I hope the people around me can bear another 24 hours of "me". 😅 (In case you were wondering, I was born in the Chinese year of the pig.)
What is a home? Many of us define it as a place. To some it's a person. And to others, it could be a meal, an object, or even a dream. They say home is where the heart is. Thinking of home gives you the warm fuzzy feel. Home is a sanctuary. Home is what gives you that state of being where no one can harm you and nothing bad can ever happen. Everyone has a home. And wherever your home is, whoever it is, or whatever it is, hold on to it. It's where you find safety. It's where you recharge. It's where you find rest in this chaotic world. It's where you find comfort. It's where you close your eyes and everything, even for the briefest moment, is alright.
So which way? //The thing about being the "next generation" (kinda like parenthood from what I gather) is that you get to this turf only to find out that the previous generation was just making it up as they went. Nothing wrong with that. If we were raised right, we are bred to be good at making it up as we go too. #SuchIsLife
In my entire life in the visual arts, this is probably the best advice I have ever received. After a good fair share of conferences, documentaries, discussion groups, books, and all sorts of professional development, this one little advice tops it all. Many of us have grand ideas to do whatever it is we want to accomplish. Whether they are good or lame, excuses are just what they are: excuses. Whether you start strong or slow, take giant leaps or baby steps, starting is the most important and, often times, most difficult step. // I've pretty much halted all projects since the end of November. I just couldn't keep up with the holidays and other personal engagements. But in the spirit of the new year, it's time to start creating once again. Happy New Year everyone! Let's go get 'em!