May 28, 2014


“Go and make interesting mistakes, make amazing mistakes, make glorious and fantastic mistakes. Break rules. Leave the world more interesting for your being here. Make. Good. Art.” ~Neil Gaiman
painting by Garibaldi
I want to make the MOST interesting, amazing, glorious and fantastic mistake(s) someday.
In the face of making such a mistake, i hope to have so much fun.
When i was much younger, i always imagined that one day i would get to live in Philadelphia.
Ride the bus on the corner of 18th Street everyday to work.
My dream job *then* was to bust tables in restaurants as i learn how to prepare fabulous meals by day and hang out at spoken word poetry clubs by night.
I hoped to learn the guitar, from a young Philly soul-brotha, with a clean shaven head and a nappy beard.
I must admit, i still think about my Philly dream quite often.

Marion and Sharon are friends of mine, who have beyond the shadow of a doubt truly inspired me.
They both quit their 9 to 5 to follow through with their passions. le sigh.
I admire their courage! The Courage to break away from the norm and JUST DO IT !
And the art of doing it is what they are now working towards perfecting.
Sometimes, i give myself the pep talks: If Marion did it, Sharon did it.. So can you! Just do it!
Truth is I am AFRAID! That little light of mine aint shining, its hiding under a blanket of fear and uncertainty.
Following your heart takes courage. It's a tough decision to make. but somebody's got to do it!
What do i have to lose? ------ except, EVERYTHING?!
Its a HUUUUGE transition really.
I hope someday i will finally transition:)

Meanwhile ....

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