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When creating art, you can do whatever you want.
When creating art on Instagram, though, you really shouldn’t.
J.K. Rowling. Taylor Swift. Johnny Depp. You see their names and you think of one thing they’re known for.
And then there’s me and you.
During my attempt at a run yesterday, I passed an elderly couple jogging together.
Every day, I tell myself a lie.
“This’ll only take a minute.”
Every day, I underestimate how much time I’ll end up spending on “This.”