“Our art has no home in a place where we are not respected.” – Honey Davenport.
A big part of mental health maintenance is just about adequate self-care.
Recently our block had a neighborhood cookout, and I found out one of my neighbors is actually a children’s book author/illustrator. This was incredibly exciting for me, as I’ve been mulling over an idea for a children’s book since a
In the beginning there was a river. The river became a road and the road branched out to the whole world. And because the road was once a river it was always hungry.
“the world” is not an entity and it is never unified in a singular way “against” you as an individual. Anyone who tries to tell you otherwise is not a friend.
It is, thus, discontinuities, the great discontinuities in life, that we seek to bridge, or reconcile, or integrate, by recollection, and, beyond this, by myth and art.
Invest in things that have the capacity for growth.
In the history of life, no gene has ever been expressed in the absence of environmental influences. These environmental influences, in turn, come in two distinct but interacting types: a genetic environment created by the unique combination of fifty thousand
…and during no time of the year am I reminded as much than in the spring and summer.
“My mother, Teddy Hedges, a professor of English, imparted to me a love of books and writing. She was the first one to publish my work, in a booklet she typed and bound when I was a child.” – Chris