Thoughts from Anais Nin on why we're creative, hand lettered by the lovely Lisa Congdon and available on Etsy.
Next, look at this excerpt from the 5th Volume of Nin's Diary: beautiful thoughts on why your character is your responsibility and no one else's.
And finally, how can you read this and not want to live in Paris?
If you're like me, you could spend all day on Brain Pickings, so if you're holed up for Sandy, maybe you can do just that. Enjoy.