Lady Time

I am a lady, after all. I wanna be with you at www.auroralady.com. <3

Still mulling over the awesome star freckle station at @valfre’s art show last Saturday. Such a good idea! When I went to @nerfherder_band’s show later, people asked if they were tattooed on. Which made me wonder, if I chose to tattoo my face, what would I get? What would YOU get?

πŸ’–β­οΈ (at JapanLA)

I CAN’T STOP LAUGHING 😘 (at JapanLA)

Last night I had starry freckles under my eyes, courtesy of @valfre’s art pop-up shop at @japanla. ⭐️ #cute #girl #makeup (at JapanLA)

At 23 I was angry. I would say things to get a reaction and then laugh to myself when the person felt out of control. I would do things to make others upset, and that would prove how important I was. I could have physically hurt someone else, I could have hurt myself. Only years later would this spill over and I’d start working it out. Oddly this was the age that I was immersed in the work of Sabrina Ward Harrison, someone so tough that she had no problem exposing herself through art and words. When her journal came out, I bought it, wanting desperately to channel her fearlessness. I wrote two pieces in it and then quietly nestled it out of sight. I took my beat up old truck to San Francisco one day while she was having an open studio sale. My excitement turned to overwhelming anxiety when I entered the space. It was full of glass, high ceilings, glorious light making the colors of her work soft and vibrant. I think I spent an hour there deciding which pieces to purchase, getting up the guts to speak to her. I never did. But I did buy this piece, which I found last week and hung over our kitchen table two days ago. It makes me want to cry, not only for how gorgeous and treasured it is, but for the person I was when I chose it, the person not ready to break through but aching to find a pathway out.

I still love Sabrina Ward Harrison’s work. I hope that someday I can take one of her workshops, and maybe we will even talk to one another.

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I haven’t made it to New York yet. I have this vision of myself in the city, somehow living a life between Blair Waldorf and Yoko Ono. I was sorta bummed to have missed the Met exhibit last year Punk: From Chaos to Couture and @jemerling was kind enough to send me pictures. I received the book today and can’t stop paging through it. This book is beautiful, and, I imagine, the second best thing to the show itself. πŸ“–πŸš¬πŸ’΅πŸ“· #punk #love #metropolitanmuseumofart #newyorkcity (at Vroman’s Bookstore)

I’d wear this now. ❀️

#tbt #throwbackthursday #cute #girl

πŸ’— the new @hunx paint job on @thedogshowusa’s storefront. It’s definitely one of my favorite stores in Los Angeles.

#losangeles #pink #purplehair (at The Dog Show)

Ten minute ovaries-out burger. So easy to cook! Next time I’ll make @sporkfoods’ redonk cashew cheese to slather on top. Even without it, this burg ain’t playing!

#veganmofo #vegansofig #vegan

Knock-knock! I’m at the cutest vintage shop in Los Angeles. πŸ’•πŸŒΈ #pink #cute #girl (at Flamingo Vintage Los Angeles)

So happy with how this @wishcandy original turned out! I want to frame everything. Disgruntled woman dressed as a fruit? I never want to not look at this! πŸ“πŸ˜˜ #art #love #illustration #portrait (at Candy Girl Factory)

When your BFF is a Visual Storyteller sometimes you are gifted tiny pieces of her work and you don’t know what to do with them because they’re all just too beautiful. You can’t choose between framing them or popping them in the hands of folks in line at the cobbler shop because work this good needs to be shared with the world πŸŒπŸ’™ PS don’t worry, I’m too selfish to let them out of my grasp!

A few weeks ago I fell in love with a beautiful clothing line called Bathke. I ended up framing their thoughtful promo fliers because they were so wonderful: four watercolor portraits of women who inspired the line. Today I’ve been framing and hanging up tons of pictures. I’m so happy to have this thoughtful set in our collection. It is truly marketing with heart. Check out the line at lynnellenbathke.com πŸ’›πŸ’šπŸ’­ (at Huntington Gardens Tea Room)

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πŸ’—Dream Diary for this weekπŸ’— (at Dream CandyLand (By Sharis & Shaghik))