It’s that I get older. They age, too, but most of them leave, and a fresh, young group replaces the “old” 22-year-olds every year. It’s almost like they haven’t fully formed — their skulls have grown to fit their adult teeth, sure, but there’s an adolescence about them that I’m pretty sure they’re not aware of. Anyway I was unaware of mine. Do 28-year-olds have an aura of adolescence to 38-year-olds, or does it diminish?
If you’re going to paint furniture, do you have to remove paint that’s already on it? Or prepare it in any way other than make sure it’s not dusty?
Art term of the day: heilige schutzmantel.
I’m sketchy on the translation (it’s kind of like “saint protection coat”), but I’m pretty sure this is where a saint protects people by encasing them with her robe, as shown above. This is Ursula, who went on a pilgrimage to Rome with 11,000 virgins. Isn’t she lovely? Here are more.