Colette said, “What a delight it is to make friends with someone you have despised!”
Julia J is almost my BFF now. I have undeniable likeability. She may claim to dislike all things cool, but she made an exception for me!
Georgia O’Keeffe said, “The days you work are the best days.”
I am working hard at writing every day, so of course, these have been some of the best days I can remember. The struggle of going to work makes my time writing for you and for myself so much sweeter.
You may remember the song Wear Sunscreen if you graduated from high school in 1999 like many of my Gal Pals and I did. That wise woman, Mary Schmich, responsible for the #1 hit also said, “In 20 years, you’ll look back at photos of yourself and recall in a way you can’t grasp now how much possibility lay before you an how fabulous your really looked.” After my weekend with The Pink Fairy, I am sure it is true. We took a lot of pictures–the kind where we hold the camera by ourselves and smoosh our heads together to fit in the frame–and right now all I see is two twenty-four year olds with unsatisfying jobs attempting to break into two cut-throat industries. I’m not sure about the whys, whats, and hows, but in 20 years I’ll let you know!