Life Drawing Co-ops in the Twin Cities
If you’ve been itching to nurture your creativity — or just want a fun group of people to make pictures with — here are some of your best options for figure drawing co-ops in the Twin Cities … College of Visual Arts, Saturdays 344 Summit Avenue St. Paul, MN 55102 Open figure drawing co-op. Drawing Studio, Room 404, First floor: At the northwest corner...
“You can’t go deep into your writing and then step out of it, clamp down, go home, “be nice,” and not speak the truth. If you give yourself over to honesty in your practice, it will permeate your life. … Writing can teach us the dignity of speaking the truth, and it spreads out from the page into all of our life, and it should.” —Natalie Goldberg, Writing...
“In the middle of the world, make one positive step. In the center of chaos, make one definitive act. Just write. Say yes, stay alive, be awake. Just write. Just write. Just write.” Natalie Goldberg, Writing Down the Bones
I'm thinking about selling my car
Tumblrs, I need your advice. Here are some factors to consider: +I live within walking distance of my workplace and can work from home when needed +I live next to a grocery store, bar, Chipotle and coffee shop +I’m about a mile away from a LRT station and there are good buses ‘round here +Two to three times a month I have to haul photo and video equipment, sometimes including a 50lb light...
Books I read on writing
More book reports. I’m on a reading kick, and I want to make some notes about what I’m learning. On Writing by Stephen King This dude knows how to tell a story, and that is what he holds most sacred in his writing (story, story, story). Reading this made me want to relive my childhood practice of falling asleep to music and while making up worlds in my head. The parts of the book...
Today on FreeCycle: Barn
2 story Barn in SLP Hopefully this is fine…but we will let someone have the barn if they pay to move it off of our land. Please only contact me if you want the whole barn, not just a few pieces of wood. I have pictures and a little more information Thanks! —- It’s all or nothing with these barn people.
Books I finished this weekend
2666 It took me ages to finish this novel tome. I was making good time until I got to the middle section, wherein the meticulous recounting of the brutal murders of hundreds of women slowed my progress. Go figure. But I trudged through and I was not disappointed. This is a rich, complicated story — it’s like you’re eating a steak, and then you’re with the cow that made the...