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Saturday, April 30, 2011

One Must Be Brave to Blog

What the Metrosexual Man is Wearing to the Office (as modeled by Peter).
The birthday party is over. It was a success. Twelve kids, most aged 4 and 5. But we did it! I will post pics of it soon.

 I cleared my head by walking up the back of the mountain with Fernando. Was it HOT! I had to carry Fernando at one point because his blackness caused him to over heat. I whispered to him as I held him in my arms, climbing, "If it was any hotter, we'd both be dead." (I didn't bring any water.)

When one is a blogger, one puts themselves out there for public scrutiny. And the public love to scrutinize. There will always be haters and lovers. What I choose to post and don't post is open to constant criticism.
But I am true to myself. I post what I want. My only rule is to never knowingly dis anyone. I don't want this blog to ever cause harm to anyone. After that rule, I give myself free rein to be me.

I know there are those that will be disappointed that this post does not include a picture of myself. Because they take pleasure in believing I'm a narcissist.
But to be clear, to post pictures of oneself on the net is not narcissism but courage.
Because trust me, one is ripped to shreds. I choose to not care what others think and do what I want. I am an artist and I'm not shy to use the medium of self portraiture despite knowing the critics will be delighted to rip me apart.
But not to worry, as an artist who isn't shy--you can count on a few more self portraits to delight in the future ;)

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