I'm totally around. Just not creating...things...Not that I don't want to. It just takes money to buy supplies and time to make the thing and I am having trouble finding either. I am actually supposed to be making something right now, but I keep putting it off. And that's gonna be trouble. More than likely, I'll pull through and it will be spectacular.
So I swear I'll make something, paint something, do something soon. Until then, read some of these:
Working in LA at A-muse-ing
My adventures working and temping in LA when I was younger. And trying to find a job when I was unemployabler. Which is now.