This post originally appeared on TheProcess.co on September 4, 2017 after my annual inventory of my life in August. I figured now was a good time of year to share with a wider audience. It was also a fresh reminder that I already, just a few months later, have a lot to add to it. Hope you enjoy! **If you read nothing else in this post, skip down to the exercise at the bottom. **A couple of months ago, I was working on the logo and branding images for The Process’ social media and site.
I’m not breaking news here when I say 2017 was a shitstorm of a year. All the chaos, political upheaval, catastrophes, tragedy, loss, hate, and appalling leadership amassed a fire in people who felt called to use their voice in protest. Many showed up to protest in person. Some (of course, there’s crossover here) used their art, skills, and reach to pronounce injustice and to unite with those who’ve been impacted the most.
My brother married one of my best friends of 20 years last month. We were at the rehearsal dinner after party. My dad’s friend of at least 45 years who also cherished my mom’s friendship, took me aside and told me that I looked like her. It even scared him a little. He also told me I have her free spirit. Until now, I haven’t thanked him for his words. They truly stuck with me. So much so that I’ve thought about them every day since.
Had another dream w/ @arandallm / @SylvanEsso (2nd one). This time, I met them in a park and they said I could be a freelance journalist documenting their tour after a trial run. That’s what you call a “dream job” lololol. 🤓
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