Lena Dunham, the creator and star of the HBO series Girls, has a new collection of personal essays called Not That Kind of Girl. She joined Fresh Air to talk about oversharing, feminism, OCD, and why she thinks most depictions of sex in movies are destructive.  

Going to purchase her book today with my best friend who inspires me to be a well read, educated, expressive, and strong woman. Thanks Autumn M. And thank you Lena Dunham for your words.
Fucking excited.

You don’t need to be flamboyant in your life to be flamboyant in your work.
One of the 17 things Lena Dunham learned from her dad, the painter Carroll Dunham.  (via explore-blog)

We received some Molina pipes today. Nothing special, but always exciting.

(via curlycasey)


"I want to be a visual artist, but the art world seems to be much more about politics than it is about talent. You have to continually go to galleries and events, so that you can shake the right hands and meet influential people. Extroverted artists seem to have a big advantage."

(Mexico City, Mexico)


Started sketching again.

Spotted on our walk this morning.


The magnificent Joni Mitchell, one of the most visionary creative icons of the past century, on freedom, success, and the source of creativity.

The above sentiment rings with particular poignancy in the middle of Banned Books Week, as we reflect on how censorship thwarts the very freedom essential for creativity

Sunday mornings

The clouds this day

Scottish blend pipe tobacco mixture.



#ItsOnUs to stop sexual assault. Take the pledge to be part of the solution.

If you or a friend is a victim of sexual assault, there are resources out there to get help. You can chat anonymously with trained professionals at RAINN, and find support services in your area.

Take care of yourself and each other, Tumblr.

Made a wonderful batch of quinoa granola bars tonight.

My Wednesday: homemade pizza and rain.