The Right Amount of Neglect

October 19, 2021

OSJ's Succulent Garden bathed in sunlight

As I settle back into the studio after an amazing Artist in Residency in Montana (coupled with 8 off the charts Art Shows) I'm realizing that my succulent garden did not receive the right amount of neglect the last few months. It seems like a perfect metaphor for the fervor of life post quarantine compared to the quiet certitude of closed and canceled life.

I'm wondering if you also miss the slower pace? I admit, with all the going here and going there, I was so overstimulated with ALL THE ACTUAL PEOPLE, that I missed connecting with MY PEOPLE, you, in the way we connected before. 




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