The other night we splashed out and watched a $7 rental - BABADOOK. Creepy children's book illustrations AND the amazing Miss Fisher? "This is my jam," I thought. But I wasn't expecting it to be such a powerful and accurate metaphor for struggling against depression and exhaustion, and I'm not even a single mum...Read More
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Like many folks living with depression and anxiety, I spend an inordinate amount of time wondering if I am about to die.
As I was cleaning the bathroom today, of course I considered the possibility that I might die. Dying as a result of slipping in a wet tub would be a terrible way to go - mainly because of the humiliation factor. If this DOES ever happen to me, I'd like my epitaph to read:
"Caroline died the way she lived: not quite finishing stuff."
This sketch is my first attempt at drawing with a stylius on a tablet computer. I'm experiencing quite a bit of hand-fatigue since I couldn't rest my hand on the touch-screen. Other than that, I'm pretty happy about the purchase of a lower-end stylus from Adonit - the JOT MINI is easy to use, well made, and has a nice weight to it. It's worth noting that the pen must be held upright in order to make a mark, so if you are pen-leaner, this might not be the fake pen for you.