yesterday... I left work for a bit. I forget that I am entiltled to a lunch break at times.. and work has been so slow.
The kind of slow that aches in our bones slooooowwwwww.
So I went hunting at the goodwill. I always find lil' treasure there ... like old discarded canvasas that would cost me 30 bucks at the store when I can just gesso over them. Or awesome frames, great old vintage books and so on and so on.
Yesterday I ran into a scrap book.
and I was so sad to see it was filled up.. every single page with this young girls life.
her boyfriend, her mother, her friends, tickets to a concert.....
I wonder if she threw it out on purpose.
I wonder if she's still looking for it to this day.
I wonder if she died....
I wonder if she was so fed up with that time in her life that she created that ... that the act of throwing that out propelled her into a new state of being... into a healthier happier life.
I would like to think the latter.
What I need to discard is simple.
And so today I put on that summer dress that I NEVER wear because it makes me look like I'm pregnant so my hate for myself says....
and I am wearing it beautifully and proudly.