I am so so jealous of your sleepy face that
probably by now is pressed gently against the calm of your quilted pillow,
and I wish it was my aching and bruised (I fell over 2x today) limbs that were draped over you,
heavy with sleep, instead of the quiet blue of your blankets.
When I lie behind you in bed and delicious sleep is in my arms and around me
I get a little smile to open my eyes and glimpse the sight of your shoulder
and it’s happy wee freckles.
I miss you when I’m up late and lonely
x x x
Do not be afraid to want a lot.
Things take a long time; practice patience.
Avoid compulsively making things worse.
Finish what you start.
Often people start out by thinking about all the things that they can’t do. Once you take that path, it’s very hard to get off of it. Shoot high and shoot often.by
In this interview on The Great Discontent, the inimitable Debbie Millman (who is newly on SoundCloud!) offers five pieces of advice for young people starting out in any creative field – a fine addition to our running record of sage advice.
Complement with Neil Gaiman’s advice on the creative life and treat yourself to Millman’s sublime Look Both Ways: Illustrated Essays on the Intersection of Life and Design.
(Source: , via explore-blog)