Author Archives: David Fridlund

About David Fridlund

Born in Sweden 1974. Moved to Austin TX in 2009 w my wife.

Burnt Out Yet, Are You?

Because I don’t have any friends or family to talk to in my life, I sometimes go on facebook to complain about the absolute nightmare of a life my wife and I are stuck in; due to her chronic illness … Continue reading

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Is It Too Late (for kindness)?

After my wife and I moved up to Santa Fe, NM, we both joined a facebook community group; a page where locals could share events and stories, reach out to each other and  communicate about our city and surroundings. In … Continue reading

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What Doesn’t Kill You…Hardens You.

When you live under a lot of stress for a very long time, you start to change. Slowly, bit by bit, part of your old self starts wearing off. You may not notice it first, it may take a long … Continue reading

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Pop Up Art Show

Tomorrow, Saturday 4/14, I am hosting a pop up art show / fundraiser event in my garage in hopes pf raising a few dollars towards my wife’s medical bills. I don’t expect a big turnout but I felt the need … Continue reading

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Where Does this Road Lead?

Untitled. 18X24″. Color pencil on paper, 2018. I’ve never been much for inspirational quotes, those cheerful, quasi philosophical quotes people like to throw out there to motivate themselves. Or others. I was going through a really hard time once and … Continue reading

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Coming Back To Austin

Last night I went down in the basement to start a load of laundry. I put the clothes in the machine and pushed the button. It started filling up with water and I was just about to turn out the … Continue reading

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Climbing the Ladder.

Two days ago, I hung my artwork at Downtown Subscription, a really great cafe here in Santa Fe, NM. This is a place that invites you to sit and read, work on your laptop and sip on a coffee for … Continue reading

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