Did I getcha? 😉
What I actually did today was write letters to strangers on the backside of colorful construction paper, and then turned the notes into paper airplanes. I placed the colorful planes around the University of Minnesota campus.
The idea is that a stranger will take the plane out of the tree, and then the letter inside will come be a surprise. A discovery, of sorts. Each letter is unique, and talks vaguely about the importance of taking chances. When I was in college, I wasn’t entirely sure that studying art history was the greatest choice, but I had faith that the dots would connect down the line. And you know what? Everything worked out better than I could have imagined. Nothing at all went according to plan, however.
But still, the message that I wanted to share was simply to be patient, continue to follow your dreams, and don’t be afraid to take a risk.
Isn’t the view of the city from the UofM bridge gorgeous?
The bridge leads right to the art museum, and so, being me, I wandered into the galleries to see some art:
And speaking of notes, have you seen the Disney short film The Paperman? It’s a ‘must see’ if you have 90 seconds: