Looked at as a stream in which one thing led to another, the events of my life, and how I copped with them, tell me who I am. And a woman should have a clear idea of who she is. For better or worse, it’s a solid satisfaction.
Andy Warhol told Gene Swenson one reason he used silk screens was that he thought somebody should be able to do all his paintings for him; he thought it would be great if more people took up silk screens so no one would know whether pictures were his or someone else’s. As It Turns Out: Thinking About Edie and Andy — Alice Sedgwick Wohl
“You may feel stuck – trapped in a bad relationship, grieving over a divorce, miserably and interminably single – but it is in your power, and your best health interest, to choose joy. Okay, so you can’t find romance. Or your soul mate doesn’t feel the same way about you. But you can put yourself in the path of happiness. You can fall in love with life.”
Not everything is meant to be mended. Not all relationships are meant to last a lifetime. Sometimes we have to learn to get comfortable with the gifts that are offered through the ruptures and the endings instead of the stories of repair and reconciliation. – Vienna Pharaon
Look for the people who can take ownership and accountability. Look for the people who care about how you feel. Look for the people who align their words and their actions. Look for the people who care about what’s going on in your inner world. Look for the people who prioritize seeing, hearing, and understanding you. — Vienna Pharaon
A good part of any day in Los Angeles is spent driving, alone, through streets devoid of meaning to the driver, which is one reason the place exhilarates some people, and floods others with an amorphous unease. There is about these hours spent in a transit a seductive unconnectedness. — Joan Didion
Here is what I think about my drives through Los Angeles:
A good part of any day in Los Angeles is spent driving, alone, through streets very meaningful to me. My drives in Los Angeles exhilarates me and fills me with ease. There is about these hours spent in a transit a seductive connectedness.