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July 11th, 2013


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02:04 pm - [Art As Rote Memorization.]
I'm going a bit loopy over the One Thousand Thousand project. I'm too close to it and constantly work on it and I'm making myself colorblind in a way. Like how working at a bookstore kind of made me uninterested in reading in the same way I was before the job. Or how working in a bar made me stop drinking. It feels like when I'm entirely surrounded and immersed in something I get numb to it and lose interest.

[5 flew over the cuckoo's nest. | Go crazy.]

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From:molasses
Date:July 12th, 2013 12:26 am (UTC)
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feeling you

is why i decided not to study baking (bread).
did not want to lose the magicwonder
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From:zardalu
Date:July 12th, 2013 01:39 pm (UTC)
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Agreed, I often have the same situation
except when i worked in a record store, i loved records even more and just loathed working in a record store.
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From:abnormal_apathy
Date:July 12th, 2013 01:48 pm (UTC)
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This has been one of the things that has seriously held me back. I have so many passions and talents and I'm terrified of them being completely ruined by doing them for a "living". The fear completely immobilizes me.
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From:junkiepants
Date:July 14th, 2013 06:25 pm (UTC)
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AAAAAND Jason still exists. Hola from Manda. Yeah, I have the same problem. Turning something into work kind of sucks the fun out of it. BUT-- that's only temporary :)
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From:junkiepants
Date:July 14th, 2013 06:26 pm (UTC)
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end product= Beyond worth it.

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