The evils that now and then wring a groan from my heart – lie in position – not that I am a single woman and likely to remain a single woman – but because I am a lonely woman and likely to be lonely.
― Charlotte Brontë
A variant of this sentiment.
There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all of time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and it will be lost.
― Martha: The Life and Work of Martha Graham
I used to believe that I would always prefer to read from the printed page. Under ideal conditions, I still do. But two events changed my habits: I was eventually forced to acquire reading glasses. Then the iPad came out. Now, I zoom and pinch the text.
My personal life has been on something of a downward spiral lately, negatively affecting both my health and finances. Things finally came to a head when my primary computer broke down. Unfortunately, I have no means of getting it repaired within the short term. Photography and blogging will have to take a back seat while I figure things out, or not. Presently, I’m at a loss.
When I think about human history and civilization, it always appears to be like a string: one extreme is old time and tradition; current and contemporary is the other. Interestingly, when we turn and join the two extremes together, it forms a perfect circle and creates a new language of art.
– Ah Xian
Leia Organa: Thou truly art in jest. Art thou not small
Of stature, if thou art a stormtrooper?
― Ian Doescher, William Shakespeare’s Star Wars: Verily, A New Hope
If Shakespeare were alive today, he’d definitely be at Comic-Con.
― Kenneth Branagh
If Comic-Con is a city, Artists’ Alley is that city’s Historical District: a place where you can get to the heart of what the show’s all about and see sine prime real estate a lot of the cool people continue to call home. Artists Alley is that area of the show set up for individual cartoonists to come in without a lot of cost and sell their wares or meet their public or both.
– Tom Spurgeon