I always thought I knew how to paint stripes.
I always thought that my days as a stripe painting rock star were around the corner if I just applied myself.
I also thought I could be the hula hoop champion of fourth grade….and then I lost in the final round when we were supposed to double hula hoop and then one of the hoops oddly got caught on my charm bracelet and fell to the ground….
….along with my dreams of hula hoop stardom on the Electric Company.
A hula hooping championship was out of my reach…but painting stripes….how hard could it be?
But every time I went to paint….the wall would just stare at me and I would get all intimidated and I would have visions of wiggles and bumps and completely not straight stripes.Continue reading