Sometimes I wonder if our kids will grow up better if we’d grow down a little, remember what it is to be a child – not deep down, but right out on the surface.
To put on a serious face and turn up an oyster, to look for the shark, to scream at a pier of strangers when the bird nearly takes your head off?
My best vacations and my most restful moments are the ones wherein I forget my age.
I look in the mirror and gasp a little that I’m not the one with a gap-tooth smile.
I can stand in the waves for hours because laughter is fuel.
I close my eyes and let the waves come. Everything’s going to be okay.
I don’t have to be seen. I am occupied with art, with the making and the seeing of it made.
I’m aiming for simpler things these days. The brief, the unhindered, and the relished.
My Seth Haines took these amazing photos, and I think he’s so handsome and smart. Don’t you?
This book right here is coming out August 4th. It’s my story, and I’m thankful for it.
Pre-order yours! The price is lower today, and I’d love for you to read it.