Another photographic offering for NaBloPoMo (and, spoiler, another after this)! This was our first attempt at doing any kind of significant color editing in Photoshop. It feels jarring, without being able to specify exactly why.
I think it’s fantastic; the Mortal Vessel thinks we could improve.
The trouble with having such a fragile mortal vessel is… it’s dreadfully fragile. It’s easily distracted. It’s painfully sensitive. It’s tremendously human, which is really so unfortunate when we are trying to enjoy ourselves.
So, I’ve decided to post something–some type of art or literature–here in this barren wasteland every day for the month of November. This is commonly known as “National Blog Posting Month,” as a play on “National Novel Writing Month.” Unfortunately, the mortal vessel needs to sleep I guess, so there isn’t time to add in actual NaNoWriMo word counts on top of school work. But, blogging is fun, too.
Enjoy this Monday offering of one of our favorite images we’ve ever shot.
This photo was taken in 2017, at the San Diego Natural History Museum. It’s one of our favorite places. So many interesting creatures and critters there.
I remember when most of them first evolved. Ah, nostalgia.
Yesterday I had a meeting with my spiritual counselor which was, honestly, quite difficult for me to sit through (and not because I had to wear a mask for over an hour). Often, my meetings with her are gentle and soothing. This one was almost painful. She was brutal in her honesty.
And as a result, quite helpful. Sometimes a bit of tough love is needed.
I prefer not to get into the specifics of what we discussed because I’m dealing with some extremely personal issues at the moment. That said, I’m comfortable sharing the basic bones of what I gleaned from the experience: Continue reading “Stop Thinking and Just Feel”→
At the beginning of quarantine/stay-at-home orders/isolation, it seemed like everyone was using the time to develop some new skill or try some new activity. I was no different. I decided I wanted to learn to grow food.