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Self-Alignment

For a long time I have been aware that we all color our observations, often to subconsciously protect what we believe to be true. Before now I had never sought to understand how my mind does this.

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Conflict of Growth

The advent of open-mindedness was a revelation to me — that simple change in perspective is the reason I found friendship and love since then.

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Memory Apathetic

According to the way I used to think, I should have some kind of emotional connection to the place where I grew up. But I do not.

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The Usual Questions

No matter where on earth I am, the coast always feels comfortable. Given enough time, I stare at the horizon long enough to imagine I'm eight years-old again and looking out across the Gulf of Mexico.

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What Am I

Sometimes I feel like a fraud to consider myself an artist — especially when people ask me what I do.

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Joyful Regression

I have some big ideas for exploring things based on memory, experience and philosophy, but I don’t believe those things have any greater value than creativity just for the sake of making something worthy of looking at.

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Self-Image

For me this project has never really been about self-portrait because I do not like looking at myself. I never have.

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Needless Creation

Dandelion flowers are one of the few things here that I can remember being present around me as a kid in Louisiana.

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Harry Potter

The few opinions I’ve read about writing daily spoke about utility and organization, and while those things are true, I think that misses the point.

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Growing Up

Who ever warns us as kids about the confusion we face when we become aware of our own ignorance?

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Six Years

I can't believe it has already been six years that we have been married. It is difficult to comprehend because her connection was immediate, and from that moment I felt like we had always known one another.

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Devolution

Sometimes I wonder if I would be happier if I had no conception of happiness or of anything else.

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Home Life

Despite its seductive nature, there is a certain distance inherent in life and love. No matter how close we become, our dream is only temporary, and no time is ever enough.

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New Old Friends

Middle school is ending, so our attention has been focused on getting this guy to think about the gradual yet imminent process of becoming a man. We like when the right people participate.

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Coincidences

Sometimes you're just in the right place at the right time.

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The Hunt

These interruptions to normal daily life used to be disorienting to me, but I'm much more thankful for them now that we are on the brink of losing his youth to the world.

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Maturing

A child’s life is like a piece of paper on which every person leaves a mark.

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Humility

Humility means embracing growth as part of life. It means accepting mortality, which must be acknowledged to find peace lacking diversion.

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Cats

I was staff for a cat for many years, so I had plenty of time to study the little beasts and their manipulative ways.

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Clouds

It has been seventeen years since I left Louisiana, and yet all the low stratus and altostratus of the north still feel strange.