Almost Random Quote
The dreaming world, they’d think we were crazy. Those people still in bed, they’d be asleep another hour, then washing their faces, under their arms, and between their legs, before going to the same work they did every day. Living that same life, every day.— Chuck Palahniuk, Haunted, 2005
Those people would cry to find us gone, but they would cry, too, if we were boarding a ship to start a new life across some ocean. Emigrating. Pioneers.
This morning, we were astronauts. Explorers. Awake while they slept.
These people would cry, but then they would go back to waiting tables, painting houses, programming computers.
Category Archives: An Art
A little while back I took some pictures of a cool crumbling wall that had a variety of sea creatures painted on it. The lighting was awesome, but each of the creatures in each would have been noisy if cropped out. Wanting to use the shots for something, I put them together in this collage [...]
It wasn’t supposed to be this way. It was supposed to be a short two week stint and then a move into the apprentice role learning how to do maintenance on the ball return machines. Instead he was here, tucked away in a shallow alcove sandwiched between the arcade and the restrooms. If he paid [...]
I made one of those recycled light bulb art hangy things tonight. Was a fun project. Hope it doesn’t crash and dump its special red liquid (Gatorade) onto my carpet.
When I’m “not paying attention”, I am. In meetings my brain, stuck in infinite multitasking mode, can’t dedicate itself just to the auditory sense. Doodles must be drawn. This day must have been a binary one mixed with the usual jaggy skulls. Doodle? Use that camera on your phone and share.
I’m such a visual person I had to create a graphic for myself so that I could understand how my visual thought processing works. I think this has to do with right brain personalities. As usual, Wikipedia has some good info here.