I’ve been doing a lot of thinking lately, for better or for worse. Along with pondering comes remembering and I got to thinking about my childhood and how I always wanted to be a grown-up. I was washing dishes at the very moment when I realized that I am living my dream come-true. I am a grown-up! Is it everything I hoped it would be? Aside from my plan to smoke when I grew up ( I abandoned that one quickly enough), it all feels pretty much right-on. The best way I can describe it is that I feel that I have myself all to myself. It’s a good feeling.
A lesson learned from here is that although I’ve set a pretty achievable goal for myself, I can still celebrate it.
As I was washing the dishes in warm water, also thinking about my grandma whose passing will be a year-old this December, I felt accomplished and grateful. I remembered how she loved to wash dishes in warm water and how she always offered to make sweet ‘urechi.’ I miss her more now than when she was alive. It’s so strange how that ultimate separation spreads a perfecting sheen on our loved ones.
I wanted to share these thoughts with you in the spirit of self reflection, gratitude and celebration.
n exciting news, I have walked through the gates of the San Francisco Film societyand became one of their fiscal sponsorship recipients. This is such an honor! They are supporting me in creating a full-length documentary titled “My Search for Dracula.” It will be beautiful, educational, humorous and even a little scary. More on that on the Goat Lips Productions site.
Last little piece of news, Forest and I just got back from the Tallgrass Film Festival where we joined our friends Oscar Torre and Chuti Tiu in celebrating the world premiere of Cassie Jaye & Evan Davies‘ movie “Who’s There,” in which we are actors.
The Tallgrass experience was out of this world! Those folks really know how to put on a film festival. Wow!
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