The Reconsideration Beastie, Who Is Especially Troublesome In The Morning:
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A friend is here, fell asleep on the couch. It’s nice to have a friend here who is comfortable doing that. I gave her a blanket, and switched to my lullaby playlist.
Meanwhile, I work on the pocket-sized survival kits. The first image is of the covers, with mania on top, depression below. Second image is page 2 of each, which are the same text. Third is pages 14 & 15, mania on top, depression below again:
Time to style up some portable survival kits. I bought the most beautiful, plain little sketchbooks today. Two. I am going to make mini kits that I can slip into my bag when I need one: A depression one and a mania one.
I have all sorts of survival kits – The shoe-box sized ones, my books, the pages in the Corkulous app on my iPad, and the mixes I’ve made. But I forget them when I need them.
I’ll decorate them – I usually create both when I am (hypo)manic anyway. I can decorate the cover, paste stuff inside – I’m looking forward to the process as much as having them available.
Will keep you updated. This is what they look like now:
“What sells is hope,” said Diana Vreeland.
I say: Let’s sell a lot of that.
This great photo was taken by Priscilla Rattazzi in 1982. I love the book I first saw it in: The Power of Style: The Women Who Defined the Art of Living Well.