Imagine the sound of the Pixies, “Where is my mind?” playing in the background as you read…
1. The first rule of song club is…go ahead and talk about song club all you want. Song club is all about community, so why wouldn’t you invite your friends?
When you were a little kid, did your parents hang your kindergarten artwork up on the refrigerator? Did you make a drawing of you and your mom as stick figures holding hands under a crayon rainbow and fold it in half and write “Happy Mother’s Day” on the inside?
David Bayles and Ted Orland, in their excellent research-based book, Art & Fear, Observations on the Perils and Rewards of Artmaking, offer this brief, but effective “OPERATING MANUAL FOR NOT QUITTING:
“One of the most effective things you can do to build better habits is to join a culture where your desired behavior is the normal behavior. ”
-James Clear. “Atomic Habits: Tiny Changes, Remarkable Results.”
I want to invite you to a celebration. A birth of sorts. Siena Friend was in the first course we ever offered at goldenlotusstudio.com more than 2 years ago and she’s been an integral part of our community ever since.