studiowall
A section of my studio wall in South Boston

The weight shifts measurably in a studio space after a large body of work goes out the door. Yes, the chaos of the last few months has cleared out, that’s true. But my experience this week was less a dust settling relief than a strong sense of space being made for something new.

And for that feeling, I would drop everything else I’m doing.

Whether success or failure, the truth of a life really has little to do with its quality. The quality of life is in proportion, always, to the capacity for delight. The capacity for delight is the gift of paying attention.

–May Sarton

(Thanks Whiskey River for the Sarton quote.)

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