And so it goes…

A second look at first glance

Snapshot of the girl January 19, 2012

Give her a target and she’ll aim and fire.

Give her scraps and discarded items and she’ll Macgyver a cool craft.

Give her a blank canvas, a new location, an empty future and she’ll carve something uniquely her own.

Citius, Altius, Fortius — Faster, Higher, Stronger. It’s one of her many mottos.

“The mystery, the magic, the wonder, the innocence of never having done it before. Those were the seeds of creativity.” – Mark Spitz to Michael Phelps

From the girl herself, “I am a reclusive extrovert. A daring scaredy cat. A practical artist. I am a glass-ceilinged dreamer imposing endless limitations. In short, I am one enormous paradox. Or am I?”

As T.S. Elliot said, “The end of our exploring will be to arrive at where we started, and to know the place for the first time.”




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