sorry to leave y’all hanging…
i’m over here now.
This is a short video/narration I enjoyed on makers/creativity/creating/design/taste – and not living up to your own expectations for awhile.
I never went to college — I don’t believe in college for writers. The thing is very dangerous. I believe too many professors are too opinionated and too snobbish and too intellectual, and the intellect is a great danger to creativity … because you begin to rationalize and make up reasons for things, instead of staying with your own basic truth — who you are, what you are, what you want to be. I’ve had a sign over my typewriter for over 25 years now, which reads “Don’t think!” You must never think at the typewriter — you must feel. Your intellect is always buried in that feeling anyway.
– Ray Bradbury
Brent always gives me a hard time because I hate wearing socks. Sure, sometimes my shoes (and feet) stink…like when it’s 100 degrees out and I let my feet sweat in my converse all day, but it’s worth it. Maybe not to Brent, but he’s not going anywhere.
Anyway. I just saw this post on an illustrated book about Albert Einstein and found out that he also didn’t like to wear socks. So obviously – I’m a genius. Duh.
P.S. The blog that this picture is from is quickly becoming one of my favorites. It always has interesting things to read about and look at: brainpickings.org. Check it out!