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Teen Vogue, Miley and more…

Miley Cyrus teen vogue how come teen stars become sexual icons in a year and it’s news and they look completely different how is this possible?….

Big question why, if there is a teen vogue, then why not a middle age vogue over the hill vogue new mom no longer feels sexy vogue elderly vogue kill me already vogue in fact they can still use superstars on the cover teen has Miley Cyrus over the hill can use the still radiant Julia Roberts or aging woman next door Meg Ryan and elderly/ kill me now vogue could use Lauren Bacall or Sofia Loren. They still are respectfully hotter than Miley Cyrus because I can for one differentiate their faces out of a line up of star portraits and lately Miley and Lindsay look the same except for the freckles and one new teenbopper looks exactly identical to Britney Spears and it threw me for a loop in the check out line at Safeway last week while I bought tampons and wine.

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Colors of squares

I’m still sad but trying not to think too terribly hard about it, cause if I look t things from one perspective I can barely handle it. So instead I think about others things- like art. Like mark Rothko and his 300+ cm oil paintings with brilliant colors of squares and blended rectangular forms that absorb you like napkins, and penetrate your nerves without your knowing it. Most common museum goers would pass a Rothko and think “but why?” and yet they would feel him maybe on a layer of themselves they had closed or never opened up to realizing…so as nietzsche here was a philosopher with a great passion and musical inclination, who constructed art as Nietzsche constructed words, in order to appeal to something hidden inside you, raw, Dionysian, passion infused with a reflectiveness for Apollonian sensibilities. Why? Because our emotions can’t be continually trampled over for the sake of our social fabrics. They must be expressed and felt even on a fabric canvas, colors of all degrees to express fire-born moods, and bring back life to our patterned little boxes of routine, habit and forgetfulness. We all choose to forget, why not start by feeling in art, then in ourselves, a choice to remember, and then in a relationship, to feel more than ourselves…
I have been all thumb typing again. In conclusion, I am a believer in true love, yes Adam was right and in it I will continue to believe especially as I learn how to love myself, it has been the most difficult part of all.

Ps. Wish I could upload my new DVD project like a movie… Slideshows and amazing music of Portland and my studio for my architecture seminar. I imagine one day I’ll look back nostalgic and a little melancholy. Tomorrow I’ll look back and think goddam I am tired, what was I thinking staying up so late?

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