And if you're in the Washington DC area, make sure to see the Hokusai exhibit. If anyone between now and May 14 should ask you, "What is art?", just point them to the Freer and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and they'll see.
Scribbled secret notebooks, and wild typewritten pages, for yr own joy... Submissive to everything, open, listening... Something that you feel will find its own form. --Jack Kerouac, from "Belief and Technique for Modern Prose"