Art in Public Places

The "All Creatures Great and Small" exhibit at the Atlanta airport makes me happy. When I was having a bad moment of being peppered by work emails with ridiculous, ADHD type requests and managing still being a breast feeding mother who travels (hello, bathroom stalls and breast pump), this penguin made me happy.
Three thoughts:
1. I really enjoy art in public places.
2. The art of self taught artists is always neat.
3. I need to spend some more time at museums, it seems to have gotten away from me. I shall put the Georgia Museum of Art on the list for a someday visit. Until then, thank you Terminal T.

Afterthought to "Competitive"

This seemed to appear in my Pinterest thread in timely fashion after my last post.


I once told my old boss, probably with a shrug of my shoulders, while nonchalantly crossing my legs, that, "...I'm not really competitive."  He rolled his eyes and choked back laughter.  I sat up straight, "Wait, really? You think I am a competitive person?"  He laughed like I was joking, insisting that I wasn't in it to win it.
At baby swim class they make us swim a lap of the pool holding our babies above water.  The idea being that if your child were to fall in the water, you could save them with confidence. Say "I got this," and paddle safely to shore.
Me & Calvin @ Swim Class: Winners!
I realized today that I am competitive.  After all the parents lined up at one end of the pool to swim our lifesaving laps, I was the one who'd made it to the halfway point while the others were dawdling at a quarter to a third of the way there.  I looked back and nearly scoffed.  "Are these guys even trying?"  I caught myself thinking... at baby swim class.  

I am competitive.
Though I would prefer to frame it as a commitment to high achievement. 

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