What To Do When You Lose Your Art

Edited Thoughts

Today something amazingly bad happened.  My boyfriend’s computer blew up.  Normally this wouldn’t matter much.  But he uses it for his art, video making, and his socializing.  I wondered what would I do if I lost my computer?

Then I realized something extraordinary.  I am a writer.  Since most of everything I write is eventually backed up somewhere, I wouldn’t have lost anything.  On the contrary.  I would gain something.  Freedom.  Free of the confines of the plug that’s stuck in the wall.  Free from the necessity of checking Facebook every five seconds.  Free from the weirdness that I associate with most of the websites I use to procrastinate.

Granted, I would have horrible writer’s cramp and would actually have something I could throw across the room, but in the end, it wouldn’t be a complete loss.

Anyway, that’s the thought for today.  I have to go because he wants…

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Summer

California Erica

Wind through the oak trees
Soft notes rise into the air
From a lone guitar

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wheat isn’t the only grain to look out for

health + foodie

  • barley
  • rye 
  • spelt
  • triticale
  • kamut
  • and perhaps, oats

also contain gluten and should be avoided.

“many gluten-free foods are made by replacing wheat flour with cornstarch, rice starch, potato starch, or tapioca starch… This is especially hazardous for anybody looking to drop twenty, thirty or more pounds, since gluten-free foods, though they do not trigger the immune or neurological response of wheat gluten still trigger the glucose-insulin response that causes you to gain weight” (Davis 72)

 

for a more inclusive and informative list, click here

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