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ReVisions

I had a recurring dream as a teenager, about getting ready for the day. I have worn rigid contact lenses since the age of 13, and when I would sit down in this dream to put them in, I'd open my drawer to find a big, messy collection of contact lens cases. When I'd open the cases, inside I'd find a variety of lenses: different sizes, different colors, and even different numbers of lenses in each matching set. I'd start to panic in my confusion over figuring out which set of lenses was "mine" or "the correct one," and until I figured it out, I'd be effectively blind--and then I'd wake up.


When I was about 16, I created this monster collage, above, with hundreds of magazines and a glue stick. It was one of those artworks I felt compelled to create even though, like my recurring dream about contact lenses, I had no idea what it meant.

In hindsight, it seems pretty obvious. I was trying to figure out my own perspective while growing up in a comm…

Catouflage

I will be hiding in the downstairs playroom for several more days. I will see you next Tuesday. If you need immediate assistance during my two weeks hosting my mother-in-law, please contact my assistant Gretchen the cat at miao miao miao miao. Otherwise I will respond to your emails, texts, calls, and cries for help as soon as possible upon my return to sanity. Thank you for your message.