“I want to be an artist.”
“What kind of art do you want to make?”
“I want to make different versions of myself.”
Whoa. Ubermensch alert.
In perhaps our most epic fan art submission to date, Nathanael de Boer and Emma McCann have recreated a HONY portrait using burnt toast.
Made this yesterday
“It’s to remind me to be more aggressive.”
“It has to do with alcohol. I haven’t really told the story to anyone.”
“Will you tell me?”
“…well, I’d been drinking everyday for several years. In 2009 I tried to quit. So I stopped drinking for two days, and I got so sick that I couldn’t eat or sleep. But I still decided to try to go to work. I got so weak that I passed out in the BART station while I was waiting for the train. When I woke up, I was paralyzed from the waist down.”
“You want to know the sad part?”
“I’m still drinking. Because of the loneliness.”
(San Francisco, CA)
IMG_6516.CR2 on Flickr.
Seen in SoHo
My new tattoo. Not finished yet.
“I’ve been on a mission all day. It ended with this coat.”
“Don’t look to other people for validation. Your birth was your validation.”
99% of the time, when I ask someone to tell me their favorite thing about their daughter/father/spouse, they give their answer to me. This man looked his son in the eye and said: “I love that you are so honest.”