fortune jar.

March 3, 2011 § Leave a comment

I collect fortunes.
I started by writing the date, place, and name of the fortune-recipient on the back of each slip, but that grew tiresome. Now I just collect the fortunes themselves and store them in a single jar. Growing up my mother had angel cards that she’d read and I’d secretly pour over. Somewhere in that history is probably a reason for my interest in fortunes.

I hope to post soon about the cloud series, taken on my film camera.
I keep a lot of things in jars anyway, but I extra-like my fortune jar because it never ceases to make me laugh, roll eyes, or feel like some random message is serendipitously advising me about ~life~.



This post is a thanks to my friend and colleague Joe, who has saved fortunes for my collection, for over a year. Just this week I found this on my desk:

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