character conversations, 1

There’s a good chance you’ll leave this post contemplating if I’m mentally unstable – please know I’m not.  I know the first sign is always that of delusion, and the above mentioned reassurance is coming from someone who’s a bit partial, but instead focus on the positive by considering the creativity behind it.

I walk around imaging what character in “my book” would say.  I’ve not really given any particular plot or specifics to characters.  I think really, I met people and then I turn them into characters.

Here and example of a conversation in said book.

Person 1:  “I think his dad is Japanese and his mother is Texan.”

Person 2:  “‘Texan’ is not an ethnicity.”

Person 1:  “That’s because you’re not from Texas.”

Person 2:  Shakes head and walks away.

The end.

As I think of more conversations I’ll post them.

I know a lot of people who imagine their lives as a movie, or a book in progress, so this really isn’t so far off.  If you have any quirky similarities, please feel free to share.

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About Heather.B

I'm a thirty-something (how did I get so old?!) esthetician (Jan 2009), soon-to-add holistic services (Jan 2013), and then onto business school with a few more endeavors in the works. Stayed tuned though as this changes often. I call it "what-to-be-when-I'm-a-grown-up ADD" - but here's a great quote of encouragement if you're similar in nature: “The experience of centering was one I particularly sought because I thought of myself as dispersed, interested in too many things. I envied people who were ‘single-minded,’ who had one powerful talent and who knew when they got up in the morning what it was they had to do. Whereas I, wherever I turned, felt the enchantment: to the window for the sweetness of the air; to the door for the passing figures; to the teapot, the typewriter, the knitting needles, the pets, the pottery, the newspaper, the telephone. Wherever I looked I could have lived. It took me half my life to come to believe I was okay even if I did love experience in a loose and undiscriminating way and did not know for sure the difference between good and bad. My struggles to accept my nature were the struggles of centering.” – [from Centering in Pottery, Poetry, and the Person by Mary Caroline Richards] I'm a lover of animals (especially my bird and cat), my niece and nephew (and #3 on HER way), and plants; an avid crochet-er (and other crafty things), amateur photographer, baker extraordinaire, dreamer of travels far away (camping and road trips settle me for now), searcher of different music, and beloved daughter of The King. Add in a penchant for being taught new things, and you've got a good idea of what you're dealing with here. I, also, have an endocrine disorder (PCOS) that causes me to have a low carb diet and an insatiable appetite for holistic health (along with a big butt) - I console myself with the reminder that there are worse things, like being eaten by an alligator. Lastly, I've found I get bored easily and procrastinate like it's my job. So who knows how steadily I'll contribute to this. Welcome! If you choose to read this, I've warned you fairly ;), and I really hope you enjoy the variety of my life. Please send me a note and let me know about you!

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