"Nothing is original. Steal from anywhere that resonates with inspiration or fuels your imagination. Devour old films, new films, music, books, paintings, photographs, poems, dreams, random conversations, architecture, bridges, street signs, trees, clouds, bodies of water, light and shadows. Select only things to steal from that speak directly to your soul. If you do this, your work (and theft) will be authentic. Authenticity is invaluable; originality is non-existent. And don't bother concealing your thievery - celebrate it if you feel like it. In any case, always remember that Jean-Luc Godard said: "It's not where you take things from - it's where you take them to." - Jim Jarmusch
For years I have saved a smörgåsbord of images and never looked at them again. I saved them because, for one reason or another (even if I can't remember) they have moved me in some shape or form. Some things here are mine, others are not. I decided to jump on the blogging bandwagon and use this as a scrapbook/sketchbook/treasure chest/etc. to store said images/quotes/ideas/artwork/things that catch my fancy. If you see something here that is yours, please let me know and I will give credit where credit is due. All pictures here belong to their respective owners and I take no credit unless they are my own ideas/artwork/photographs/etc. Nevertheless, I truly do believe that originality is non-existent...
I like the color red, photography, vampires, movies, traveling, art, cooking/baking, and cats (among many other things, Skjønner du?). I am unconditionally and irrevocably in love with my husband. As Margaret Atwood so eloquently stated, I too "believe that everyone else my age is an adult whereas I am merely in disguise."
You will never have this day with your children again. Tomorrow they’ll be a little older than they were today. This day is a gift. Breathe & notice. Smell and touch them; study their faces and little feet and pay attention. Relish the charms of the present. Enjoy today. It will be over before you know it.