Talk about going into the depth of self discovery!
I knew what I was getting myself into, however, there were some really challenging times, months, just trying to keep up with everything school, home, family, friends, and self related. Frankly, I was a hermit in my cave.
I’m learning that sometimes, art needs a break to breathe fresh air into it before the artist can return. Constantly growing and learning how to better engage with our art and with life is like a blossoming flower or better yet, like a fireworks show that keeps surprising and delighting our senses.
For the majorly anticipated solar eclipse this year, instead of rushing to Oregon with everyone else, as much as I would have liked to be within the range and being with my chosen family, I felt the call to spend this once in a lifetime occurrence with my parents. I’m glad I chose family.