She Sure is Scrappy

Where do you do your best thinking and sketching? Place? Medium?
I’m often inspired by things I can’t quite put my finger on. I make shorthand notes to myself on post-its and little worn scraps of paper. The other night a friend was digging in my purse for a chapstick and asked, “Do you keep a Guinea pig in here too?” There’s that kind of paper in my purse, tons of it. I clean it out every once in a while to catalog and regroup.
It was worse in college – in college I kept scraps in the back pocket of every pair of jeans I owned. Sometimes they’d make it out before the laundry happened, but the ones that didn’t went the way of detergent-drowned paper pulp. Now I’m a grown up that never happens because I carry a purse, a hamster-ready purse.
Listening to right this second: ‘Music Box’ – Regina Spektor

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