” If you’ve studied so much and you’re so aware of the achievements of other artists , how do you find a place for yourself in a world where genius has had it’s stamp ? I think that every artist has to come to terms with that. At some point you have to realize that you may not be Shakespeare, forget it. They never give themselves permission , they never value what they DO have. They’re always comparing themselves. And it stifles voices that should be heard !”
And , for the New Year….
“When the last living thing has died on account of us, how poetical it would be if earth could say, in a voice floating up perhaps from the floor of the Grand Canyon, “It is done. People did not like it here.” – Kurt Vonnegut
Let’s hope for strong action by all of us on stopping global climate change!